This Goldstone Prayer Beads / Mala beads is made of 108 beads with tassel. These beads are 6mm in size and are hand made in Nepal. This mala includes a beautiful brocade pouch. Goldstone is said to help one stay calm and stabilize the emotions. It can be used as an energy generator and can deflect unwanted energies, making it used as a protection stone. Goldstone also has many of the metaphysical properties of copper, including in crystal healing lore the strengthening the circulatory system, strengthening bones, and easing arthritis pain. It is used to practice Yoga, meditation, counting mantras and prostration or it can be wrapped around your wrist approx. 4 times.