Buddhist full prayer mala made by yak bone beads inlaid with turquoise and coral for meditation and yoga. The length of the mala is about 27 inches and bead size about 7-8mm.
Tibetan yak bone beads are used to honor the animals that serve humankind and to inspire practitioners to likewise serve others. The bone is sometimes carved into skull-shaped beads as this is meant to represent the impermanence of life.
Beads are from Nepal. Carefully hand strung in the US. Due to hand made nature of the item, there may be slight difference in size and shape.