Strand is 11 inches long with 54 round Sandalwood Beads, each Bead is approx 8 mm in diameter.
A Mala is a string of beads used to count mantras. Mala beads are an ancient tool that was developed to keep the mind focused on the practice of meditation. Mala beads are seen in other cultures and religions and are related to rosary beads and worry beads. Mala beads are typically made out of different materials, and the properties of the beads are said to have specific energetic effects.
Rosewood (Red Sandalwood) is used to call upon Lord Ganesh “the remover of obstacles” and the Divine Mother. Rosewood is warming, improves circulation and protects one from negative energy.