Can be used as a bracelet or a necklace.Mala beads are a useful and beautiful tool used for meditation. They can be worn as a necklace or a bracelet, and usually have 108 mala beads on each strand. They are used to count breaths or the number of times a mantra is repeated by running your fingers over the beads The color brown creates a connection with the earth, it is a stable and grounding color, Brown, the color of the earth and wood represents reliability, warmth and honesty. Please noteSince the bead size is measured by hand, the size of the actual item you received could be slightly different from the size above.Due to lighting effects, monitor’s brightness/contrast settings etc., there could be some slight differences in the color tone of the pictures and the actual item.All stone beads are unique and genuine. Size and color may be a little different from the one shown in the picture.