This mala is made with 8 mm azurite stone beads, black onyx guru and tower beads, and 10 mm round black onyx beads with gold plated roundels serving as marker beads. The mala is made in the Zen style with the 108 beads separated into sections of 7, 14, 66, 14, and 7 with the marker beads. The entire rosary is hand knotted on blue nylon cord.
The 4 inch long tassel is nylon in multi-colored green tones.
The mala is approximately 21.5 inches long from the top of the loop to the guru bead and 26 inches from the top of the loop to the bottom of the tassel when fully stretched out.
Azurite is a copper based mineral that comes in bright blue and green shades.
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.