This mala has 14mm clear crystal quartz beads and 16 mm blue tiger's eye beads with a howlite guru bead. It's called the Guru Mala because it is perfect for a teacher, one who helps guide others from darkness to light. Clear Crystal Quartz: A stone of power & harmony. Cleanses mind & body. Strengthens alignment with higher self. Brings clarity & purification. An important stone for teachers & healers because it amplifies spiritual energy while dispelling negativity. Blue Tiger's Eye: A very soothing stone that aids in reducing stress, increasing calm and easing anxiety. Helps to open, clear and align the mind to align the mid to higher range chakras, which will assit in speaking with clarity and acting with integrity. Howlite: Soothes stress, anxiety and anger. Calls in patience & positivity. Stimulates imagination and encourages expression. Allows one to receive wisdom from higher self.