This bracelet is handmade from white metal. There is a mantra in the center of this bracelet that says, om mani padme hum. This mantra means, 'hail to the jewel in the lotus.' This mantra is the mantra of Chanrezig. This bracelet is .5 of an inch wide and 7 inches long. This bracelet is adjustable and it is suited for both men and women. This bracelet was handmade in Nepal.