This Saturn mala has lapis lazuli beads that are hand knotted with a crystal rondelle counter bead and gold filled accents. The Guru bead drop is a large round lapis lazuli bead.
This is a mini mala composed of 2 sets of 12 beads and then the counter bead and a Guru bead. The mala is 10" long with a hanging Guru bead and a 2" blue tassel. It weighs about 1.5 ounces.
Malas are used to count prayers, japa - repetition of Holy names and mantras, and to keep track of breathing exercises in meditation.