This is rare and unique 108 bead Buddhist Prayer Beads Mala made from Woolly Mammoth tusk ivory and sized 8mm with a soft beige color. This is made with exceptionally high quality Mammoth Ivory. The 10mm guru bead is also made from Mammoth Ivory and is made with a Blue Spot Mammoth Ivory. Please know, Woolly Mammoth Ivory is not banned and is not on an Endangered Species list as these animals went extinct over 10, 000 years ago. This is becoming a popular eco-friendly alternative to elephant ivory due to its beauty and rarity.
This mala also has three 10 mm spacers beads also made with the more rare and sought after Blue Spot beads. There are also two 5mm Blue Spot beads as decoration at the end of the mala cord string. These 5 Blue Spot beads are complimented with the 10mm guru bead made from the same rare and high appreciated Blue Spot Mammoth Ivory beads. There is a total of 6 Blue Spot beads
Mammoth ivory is found in Alaska, Canada, Russia, or Siberia, and can range in age from 10,000 to 200,000 years. Colors may vary in shades of tan, cream, and brown.The criss-cross stripped patterning of this material is truly exquisite. This mala showcases this criss-cross patterning and makes the perfect gift or offering.
The overall length of the Mala is approximately 17.0 inches or 43.2 centimeters. This Buddhist prayer mala is very light as is the nature of ivory. This mala is strung on a Golden Yellow 1mm nylon braided cord with an adjustable sliding knot to control the tension and slack. This helps when using Mala Counters and Bhum Counters. This is the exact mala you will receive from this listing.
Hand crafted by myself, a Buddhist artist practitioner here in the United States.
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