The tulsi mala or a rosary made from the holy basil plant, is a beautiful thing to possess and wear. hindus see the tulsi mala - the light, chandan-coloured or black, one as a way to connect to vishnu or any of his avatars like krishna and rama, while the buddhists prefer the black tulsi mala (see photo ) to chant and usher in good fortune. As soon as you wear the tulsi mala, around your neck or around your wrist, you feel protected and focused. it actually goes a long way in helping you deal with the stress of modern life. Size:- 24" approx Width :-4 mm to 5.5 mm approx Weight :-22.250 gm approx Material - sterling silver Gold and silver jewelry is handmade designer jewelry. so, there can be slight difference in size and weight of the article in the comparison of the description.