This is a beautiful handcrafted mala with a Carnelian drop pendant. A Mala is strands of 108 beads plus a “guru” bead traditionally used for meditation and prayer, are the newest trend in wearable yoga, with designers making mala necklaces that combine gemstones imbued with potent energies and sacred meaning to infuse your practice. The Carnelian guru bead helps improves analytic abilities, clarifies perception. Removes extraneous thoughts. Brings one back to reality. Sharpens concentration. Protects against envy, rage, resentment. Useful for overcoming abuse. Calms anger, emotional negativity.