Bone mala necklace with counters.
Bone: Sacred to Kali, Durga and Shiva. Buddhist Teachings. Reminder of impermanence, suffering and changes of life; a constant reminder of death.
Each bead is approx. 6x9mm
Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or the name or names of a deity.
In traditional Tibetan Buddhism, mala beads are created using 108 beads, as a 108-bead mantra repetition represents the 108 worldly sins in the Buddhist doctrine.