108 smooth, brown oval lotus seeds create this striking natural mala. A red string tassel adds a splash of color to this gorgeous mala. 10mm beads. Prayer beads are used for chanting a mantra in sets of 108 repetitions. Sit, with the eyes closed and repeat the mantra as you pass each bead through your thumb and middle finger. When the mala becomes empowered with the mantra energy, it can be worn on the left wrist.