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    Silver-Inlaid Black Bone Mala Beads (10mm)

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

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    Malachite Medley Phono Record Vinyl Beads (4mm)

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    Take a look at this beautiful strand of African vinyl beads in a green and black mix reminiscent of Malachite stone. Beads such as these are found ...

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    Carved Mother-of-Pearl Prayer Beads (8mm)

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    Looking for some special beads? These are them! These hand-patterned shell beads are made from natural mother-of-pearl shell. 108 beads have been s...

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    Pastel Pink Bone Mala Beads (8mm)

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    This strand of rustic pink 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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    Green Rustic Bone Mala Beads (10mm)

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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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    Brown Rustic Bone Mala Beads (6mm)

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    This strand of rustic brown 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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    Cobalt Blue 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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    Cream Vintage-Style Carved Chevron Bone Prayer Beads (8mm)

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    Admire this unique strand of brown and white bone prayer beads. Each bead has been individual carved with a chevron design and measures approximate...

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    Brown Carved Eye Disk Bone Mala Beads (12mm)

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

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    Criss Cross Eye Round Mala Bone Beads (8mm)

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    These Nepali Mala beads are made of artisan carved bone beads. Each bead measures approximately 5-6 x 8mm with a hole size of approximately 3mm. St...

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    Matte Grey Disk Bone Mala Beads (14mm)

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    Take a look at this beautiful strand of bone mala beads fashioned in a special disk shape. Each of these bone beads was handcarved out of reclaimed...

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    Inlaid Resin Prayer Beads - Long Strand (10mm)

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    Take a look at this colorful strand of handmade prayer beads made from resin and strung as a Mala. Each long strand is approximately 42" long, and ...

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    Round White Bone Beads - Long Strand (9x12mm)

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    These polished white bone beads have been individually shaped from recycled cow bone. Each bead measures approximately 9mm wide by 12mm in diameter...

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    Rosewood Mala Beads (7x9mm)

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    Beautiful strand of round wood beads.

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    Pastel Pink Bone Mala Beads (6mm)

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    Grey Bone Mala Disk Beads (10mm)

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    We love the simple and chic look of these artisan Disk Bone Mala Beads. 108 beads have been strung together so this strand can function as Mala Pra...

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    Brown Inlaid Yak Bone Mala Beads (8mm)

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    Admire this special strand of handmade mala beads made from yak horn. Each little bead has been inlaid with brass, turquoise or coral color bits. T...

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    Dark Green Inlaid Bone Prayer Beads (8mm)

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    Take a look at this amazing vintage-style strand of handmade prayer beads made from natural color yak bone. Each unique bead has been inlaid with b...

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    Vintage-Style Carved Chevron Bone Prayer Beads (8mm)

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    Brown Rustic Bone Mala Beads (8mm)

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    This strand of rustic brown 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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    White Carved Eye Disk Bone Mala Beads (12mm)

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

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    Carved Bone Skull Mala Beads (12x8mm)

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    Wow! This strand of carved bone skull beads is super long! Strung in traditional 108-bead Mala form, you can use it as a Mala, a necklace, or even ...

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    Rosewood Mala Beads (9x11mm)

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    Beautifully finished strand of larger size Rosewood prayer beads on an extra long strand. Individual beads measure approximately 9mm wide by 11mm i...

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    Purple Rustic Bone Mala Beads (6mm)

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    This strand of rustic purple 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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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.