This Lapis Lazuli mala or prayer bead is made of 108 beads with tassel. Each bead is 8mm and these are hand made in Nepal. This mala includes a beautiful brocade pouch. Lapis Lazuli is believed to have healing properties and promotes creativity, openness and intuition. It is used to practice Yoga, meditation, counting mantras and prostration or it can be wrapped around your wrist approx. 4 times.