This listing is for a plain rosewood Buddhist prayer Mala with 108 beads. Prayer Mala or beads are usually used by Buddhists around the world especially in Tibet, Nepal and India. This mala contains 108 rosewood beads, three turquoise, six coral beads and six metal beads. Malas are usually used for meditation, counting mantras, and prostration and those counters are especially for counting when you do prostration or in a retreat for counting mantras. Each bone bead measures 6mm approximately.