"malachite mala – 108 count, 6mm beads. The green malachite stone is excellent for Tara practices and other practices of the Karma buddha-family. It is particularly suited for activating enlightened-activities. It is often considered a powerful stone, a protector, a cleanser and amplifier of energy. Malachite has been reputed to assist in emotional healing; releasing old trauma and negative experiences. Cleanse regularly by placing in the sun on a cluster of quartz crystal."