This om mani padme hum prayer beads mala was handmade in Nepal, from copper and gold beads. Each bead on this Om mani padme hum mala are 8mm. There are 108 beads on this mala. There are two counting beads on the end of the mala, and the tassel on the en of this mala is maroon. The Tibetan Buddhist Om Mani Padme Hum mantra is written in gold around each bead on this mala. Om Mani Padme Hum lterally translates to 'hail to the jewel in the lotus'.