This mala was handmade in Nepal from red bone beads. There are 108 beads on this mala and each bead is 8 mm wide. This mala is 25 inches long. This mala is on a hemp cord. Each bead is 8 mm wide. This mala is known as a medicine mala because it has turquoise and coral inlay and silver, copper, and brass inlay in each bead. The combination of silver, copper, and brass is a healing combination, and turquoise and coral are two gemstones that help with illness as well. There is a guru bead on the end of the mala.