i made this mala three times before i got it right but it was good practice for the mala project.

B E A D S   I N   T H I S   M A L A

L A V A   S T O N E: origin is a key role in energetic qualities; comes from fire which ultimately comes from the earth; grounding; calms emotions; rebirth; sheds layers of emotional attachment; grounds root chakra

H O W L I T E: teaches patience; reduces stress, anxiety, tension and anger; facilitates awareness; encourages emotional expression; calms overactive mind; calms communications; strengthens memory and stimulates desire for knowledge