108 bead, carnelian mala, charged with the Om Shri mantra. Sarita, a Nepalese craftswoman living in Colorado, makes these beautiful meditation beads into a mala. She lovingly ties each knot between the beads while repeating an intentional mantra. Every step of her creative process has a specific meaning. The actual string of beads may vary a bit from the photo but are hand selected by the artist for their positive energy and potential. The carnelian stone grounds and anchors you in the present reality. It motivates and stimulates creativity. It builds courage and promotes a positive life. It encourages success in business and other matters. Carnelian calms anger and banishes emotional negativity. Wearing shades of orange (sacral) - Creativity and Enthusiasm. Strengthens self-respect, pleasure, motivation, and joy. Encourages sensuality, passion, emotional balance, a sense of purpose, and celebration. It uplifts mood and energy.