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. Lapis Lazuli is a stone of protection and quickly aids in the release of stress. It can bring deep peace and harmony to the beholder. It is said to help relieve anger and negative thoughts. Lapis Lazuli resonates with the throat and third eye chakras and is known as a stone of friendship.