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. Red Garnet can boost your energy and is very stabilizing stone. It can help to bring order to chaos both internal and external. It is especially known to protect from nightmares and release bad karma. Garnet resonates with the zodiac sign of Capricorn.