This listing is for a small sterling silver mala counters (in Tibetan we call it CHUPSHED) CHU means ten and SHED means stop. The reason is because there are ten beads that used for counting mantras or prostration. There are ten sterling silver beads on each counter and a bell shaped bead and dorje shaped bead. Each bead measures 5mm thick and 5mm diameter and the bell and the dorje measures 0.75 inch long. This item is hand made in Kathmandu Nepal by Tibetan Artisans.