Natural Graywood wood long mala, made with 6mm beads. Strung on strong thread with natural Acai seed marker beads every 27th bead with an Acai seed as the head bead. Small Tibetan ‘silver’ spacer beads highlight the Acai seeds. This is a long mala of 108 beads, excluding the head bead(s). The tassel is made from 100% cotton thread.
These natural wood beads are from the Philippines. Graywood beads are from the Graywood or Kunawom tree. It is a high quality, exceptionally smooth wood. These natural beads are not a pure grey in colour but have subtle grey/green shading.
Acai Beads (Ah-si-ee) and are the core (pit) of the Açaí Berry fruit. They are sourced from a company that recycles the seeds from the Acai juice markets. Each bead has a unique shape and markings.
The beads are 6mm in size, with larger Acai marker beads. The mala measures over the 108 beads approximately 66cm (26 inches). Laid flat and measured from top to toe, with the tassel and head beads, it is around 38cm (15 inches).