Jade is said to be a lucky stone, and was a prized stone in the ancient Chinese empire. Jade was associated with health, long life, and wealth! Jade is also said to be a grounding stone which can help keep you in touch with the energies of the earth and your own physical body. We hand make all our own malas, so they can be custom ordered according to your design or our inspiration. The minimum quantity order is 10 malas total. We normally string our malas on a high quality (flexible) beading wire. If your would like them to be made with string, nylon cord, or another material, please specify. You can also specify the type (and placement) of marker beads (if any), guru bead, leader bead, tassel beads, and string (or thread) color by entering in the information above.