Ruby is said to be the most powerful gem in the universe, and is known as the symbol of vitality and royalty! Ruby is also know as a love stone, and is said to be an aid in cleansing the blood and improving circulation. Om is said to be the reflection of absolute reality! 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.