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    Inlaid Wood Mala Beads (8mm)

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    Take a look at this amazing strand of handmade prayer beads made from natural wood. Each unique bead has been inlaid with brass, turquoise or coral...

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    Baby Blue Bone Mala Beads (12mm)

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    This strand of rustic blue bone beads comes from Nepal. Pay attention and you will notice that each bead is 100% unique and has its own character. ...

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    Mani Ohm Pattern Conch Shell Mala Beads (17mm)

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    Take a look at these magnificent Mala beads! These hand-patterned beads are made from natural conch shell in the design of the famous "Mani Ohm." 1...

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    Mani Ohm Pattern Conch Shell Mala Beads (16mm)

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    Rustic Blue Nepal Mala Bracelet

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    Malas are traditionally used in Buddhist culture as a part of the practice of meditation, however, today malas are enjoyed by people around the wor...

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    Hot Pink Nepal Mala Bracelet

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    Sapphire Inlaid Yak Bone Mala Beads (6mm)

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    From the artisans of Nepal, these handmade Mala beads are individually made from recycled yak bone. Each bead is hand-inlaid with brass, turquoise,...

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    Squash Orange Nepal Mala Bracelet

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    White Bone Disk Beads (16-18mm)

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    This strand of 16-18mm white bone disk beads has a classic and timeless look that's perfect for any jewelry project. Their lovely organic material ...

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    Copper-Inlaid Beige Bone Mala Beads (8mm)

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    Take a look at this beautiful strand of handmade prayer beads made from bone, inlaid with copper, and strung as a 108-bead mala. Each long strand i...

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    Malachite-Style Stone Saucer Beads (8mm)

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    These beautiful stone beads are from the mountains of Afghanistan. They are made from recycled, reconstituted stone meant to resemble traditional M...

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    Dark Natural Tibetan Lotus Seed Mala Beads (10mm)

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    Check out this beautiful strand Natural Lotus Seed Mala Beads. Handmade in Tibet, Lotus Seed Malas are highly regarded and are considered to be a s...

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    Deep Blue Nepal Mala Bracelet

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    Dark Green Rustic Bone Mala Beads (12mm)

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    This strand of rustic green bone beads comes from Nepal. Pay attention and you will notice that each bead is 100% unique and has its own character....

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    Forest Green Rustic Bone Mala Beads (8mm)

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    This strand of rustic green bone beads comes from Nepal. Pay attention and you will notice that each bead is 100% unique and has its own character....

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    Copper-Inlaid Cream Bone Mala Beads (10mm)

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    Take a look at this beautiful strand of artisan prayer beads made from bone and inlaid with copper. Each bead measures approximately 7 x 10mm, with...

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    Light Brown Carved Disk Bone Mala Beads (14mm)

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    Take a look at this beautiful strand of light brown bone mala beads fashioned in a special disk shape. Each of these bone beads was hand carved out...

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    Round Rustic Grey Himalayan Bone Beads (12mm)

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    This strand of rustic grey bone beads comes from Nepal. Pay attention and you will notice that each bead is 100% unique and has its own character. ...

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    Electric Blue Bone Mala Beads (10mm)

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    This strand of turquoise blue bone beads comes from Nepal. Pay attention and you will notice that each bead is 100% unique and has its own characte...

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    Electric Blue Bone Mala Beads (8mm)

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    This strand of turquoise blue bone beads comes from Nepal. Pay attention and you will notice that each bead is 100% unique and has its own characte...

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    Electric Blue Bone Mala Beads (6mm)

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    Round Malachite Beads (5mm)

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    Take a look at these stunning Malachite Stone Beads. Malachite is known all around the world due to its deep green color and intricate patterns. Ma...

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    Half-Drilled Round Malachite Beads (10mm, Set of 80)

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    Take a look at these stunning Malachite stone Beads. Malachite is known all around the world due to its deep green color and intricate patterns. Ma...

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    Half-Drilled Round Malachite Beads (8mm, Set of 90)

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Adding meaning and spirituality to your jewelry designs and home is important! You can do that with our Mala Beads. Mala beads are among some of the earliest known adornments in human history. Here at The Bead Chest we have an immense selection of Mala Beads from many different cultures and places from all around the world. From our bone to horn Mala Beads and from our shell and coral selections, our many different kinds of Mala Beads are great for jewelry design, as well as, for home decor centerpieces.

The earliest known Mala Beads were found in Africa made out of ostrich shell and they dated all the way back to 10,000 BC. Throughout history many different cultures have created their own idirations of Mala Beads using various materials like clay, bone, wood, stone and shells. Typically Mala Beads comes in strands of 108 beads but also can come in strands of 18, 27 and 54. In Buddhist and Hindu religious practices Mala Beads are used to keep count when chanting, reciting and mentally repeating mantras. These chanted mantras while using Mala Beads are sometimes repeated hundreds and thousands of times. In Buddhist tradition this repetition of chanting reminds the practitioners of the ongoing cycle of life and death. There are many meanings attached to the number 108 and of the significance 108 beads in Mala strands. It is said in Buddhist culture that there are 108 afflictions or states of mind that we as humans experience throughout our lives and the 108 beads are meant to reflect those mental states.

Various forms of Mala Beads have become popular in many modern day new age and religious communities. Many believe that Mala Beads have positive effects and metaphysical healing properties when worn and meditated with regularly. It’s said that wearing and meditating with Mala Beads will bring good luck and promote emotional healing. Many say that black and ebony Mala Beads in particular are perfect for protection from negative energies. Bone Mala Beads are also very popular and are said to help encourage rational thought and aid in concentration when mediating. Shell and coral Malas are said to be perfect for grounding and help promote relaxation. Wood Malas are known to be good for the easing of stress and make a great candidate to be used as worry and relaxation beads.

With so many spectacular Mala Beads strands to choose from we know you’re going to have a hard time choosing! So please take your time. Your newest Mala Bead strand is waiting for you.