This Turquoise Prayer Beads / Mala beads is made of 108 beads with tassel. These beads are 8mm in size and are hand made in Nepal. This mala includes a beautiful brocade pouch. Turquoise is a protective crystal. It can help calm the nerves when speaking in public, stabilise mood swings, bring inner calm, dissolve self-sabotage and allow self-expression. It is said to help you find your true path in life. It is used to practice Yoga, meditation, counting mantras and prostration or it can be wrapped around your wrist approx. 4 times.