A Mala is made of 108 beads and is significant to our 108 working chakras. A Mala is a tool used in meditation or for prayer. You can count each bead as you recite a mantra 108 times; or count each bead as you take a deep breath in meditation 108 times. Extremely helpful for focus and stress relief. This stone is quartz embedded in crocidolite with hydrated oxide that gives a golden color. Hawks eye helps bring a state of calm if you are feeling stressed. It resonates with the third eye chakra, and can help increase your intuition. When used in meditation it can help guide you to insights from your higher self.