Also not really dipped, but the name just stuck! These malas have a "base" of one bead, here old crazy lace agate, and three different stones on each end. Double them up and the two ends align beautifully. Roughly 24” long including the tassel. 108 8mm beads. Old crazy lace agate, picture jasper, orange sodalite, and red jasper. 12mm smoky quartz guru bead. Although usually in stock, please allow 1-2 weeks for production. Old crazy lace agate is the "Laughter Stone" promoting optimism and a positive outlook. Agate comes in a variety of colors, this is but one. Agate is said to enhance one’s perceptiveness and to stimulate analytical capacity. It also provides balance between one’s physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual states. Agate is believed to help discern truth, accept circumstances and encourage honesty. It is also a powerful emotional healer and is said to alleviate hostilities and promote goodwill. Use it to improve memory and concentration, enhance personal courage and increase stamina. Jasper A nurturing stone. Jasper is an emotionally calming and relaxing gemstone. It brings tranquility, comfort, wholeness, and healing. Use Jasper to relieve stress. Red Jasper A Protection stone. Red Jasper brings stability. It helps you to be more present in your body, brings emotional equilibrium. It is also said to be the stone of fairness. It stimulates health and rebirth, new ideas and strategies. Use Red Jasper as a worry bead to calm the emotions.