This Moon mala has rudraksha beads that are hand knotted with larger pearl counter beads and gold filled accents. The Guru bead drop is a freshwater pearl and the mala has a white tassel.
This is the standard 108 bead mala composed of 9 sets of 11 beads and then the counter bead. Malas are used to count prayers, japa - repetition of Holy names and mantras, and to keep track of breathing exercises in meditation.
The mala is 36" long and has a 2" white tassel. The weight of the mala is 1 ounce.
Pearl is the primary gemstone used to influence the planetary energy of the Moon.
Rudraksha beads have a long history of use for sacred malas in several religions. Rudraksha is a Sanskrit word associated with one of Shiva's names, Rudra.