These beautiful mala beads are hand-carved from natural wood in the mountainous region of Nepal. Each bead is inlaid with various materials including turquoise, coral, and brass. Fragrant and aromatic, these delightful beads exude a pleasant meditative sandalwood scent. Each strand has 108 beads, measuring approximately 7-8 x 8mm in size. Shade of wood may vary slightly from strand to strand. Can be used as is, or re-purposed in your own jewelry creations.