About this Mala:
This is a high quality 13mm mala made from A grade Ebony wood. 24 bead prayer bead hand mala- the Main beads: Ebony (approx. 0.3 inch (13 mm)); with marker beads made from tiger’s eye stone (approx. 0.6 inch (14 mm)); and the parent bead is a fantastic ebony ( (18 mm)); with a Japanese tassel.
The material is dense and heavy and solid black core portions of the wood is used as craft wood for furniture, altar, building materials, musical instruments, and brush handles. By using tiger eye stones as accents it gives it a sense of luxury. The tassel is finished with a fashionable two-color knit cord, hand knotted.
Tiger’s Eye: The chosen material for His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s own mala. It is folklored as a power stone. Tiger’s Eye has a wonderful reputation for attracting wealth, money, and luck. However, it has powerful spiritual uses as well. The liquid movement of light across the stone makes it an excellent tool for vision or divination work.
Free Mala Bag included, or you can upgrade to a traditional Japanese obi fabric pouch.