This half mala for Saturn has natural amethyst faceted rondelle beads that are strung on gold filled wire. The counter beads are amethyst faceted rice style beads . This is a 1/2 mala composed of 4 sets of 11 beads and then the counter beads. The mala is 26" long and weighs about 3 ounces.
Malas are used to count prayers, japa - repetition of Holy names and mantras, and to keep track of breathing exercises in meditation.