A mala is the most ancient form of a rosary, used to count the repetitions of a mantra, a prayer, as the spiritual self is trained. Each Japamala should only be used for repetitions of one particular mantra.
Rutilated Quartz is said tp enhances one's understanding in difficult situations, thus facilitating timely & appropriate solutions. Relieves depression and loneliness, and helps provide new direction and enhance creativity. Rutile is said to intensify the metaphysical properties of its host quartz crystal.