This mala is made with 108 matte gray agate 8 mm round stone beads, a faceted 14 mm gray agate guru bead, and faceted 10 mm snow quartz beads flanked by small black bone roundels serving as marker beads. The mala is made in the Tibetan style with the 108 beads divided into four sections of 27 beads with the marker beads. The entire rosary is hand knotted on white nylon cord.
The handmade silk tassel is gray and white and is 5.25 inches long.
The mala is approximately 20 inches long from the top of the loop to the guru bead and 25.25 inches from the top of the loop to the bottom of the tassel when fully stretched out.
Gray agate is translucent and comes in slightly varying shades of gray.
Snow quartz is a cloudy translucent to semi-translucent quartz that comes from microscopic inclusions that were encased in the crystal as it first began growing.
This item comes in a gift box suitable for gift giving.
Although I have done my best to photograph the color of this item accurately, please allow for variations in monitor settings and for the fact that the photo is taken under high powered lights.