This listing is for a carnelian mala with 108 beads and each carnelian bead measures 8mm and the circuference of the mala is 34 inches long. Carnelian is a very important gemstone in opening a 2nd chakra and it helps quell anger, jealousy and hateful feelings. It also said to clear negative energy and sorrow. Prayer Mala or beads are usually used by Buddhists around the world, especially in Tibet, Nepal and India and used for meditation, counting mantras, and prostration. Malas are worn on the left wrist while not in use. Please email me for more detail and I will be more than happy to assist you. Suggested Mantras for this mala "Om Muni Muni Maha Muni ye soha" To Lord Buddha Shakyamuni "Om Tare Turi Tutari Turi Soha" To White Tara "Tayatha Om Pekatse Pekatse Maha Pekatse Raza Samu Gati Soha" To medicine Buddha.