Sandalwood and Blue Goldstone Mala represents the throat chakra, transformation, divine virtue and communication. Goldstone is glass with copper salts added giving it a glittering effect. Sandalwood darkens over time and takes on the characteristics of the wearer. The sandalwood on this mala is authentic so it has a scent. This mala is strung on silk thread. There knots between the 42 blue goldstone beads and no knots between the 66 sandalwood beads. There is an additional blue goldstone bead with sandalwood accents to represent the guru bead. All beads on this mala are 8mm except for the two sandalwood beads which are 5mm. This mala falls above the navel. $45 includes donation and shipping to continental United States.