They took quite a while to arrive but I was pleased with what was delivered. As other reviewers have said, they did indeed smell of Sandalwood but it was so overpowering I suspected it might be artificial scent. Having had the beads over a month now they still smell albeit much less so.
I didn't expect the beads to be elasticated which is a little weird but not a major problem and the mandala 'tassel' is a pretty addition (I'm used to a simple orange tassel). The only issue is that, as I like to wear my beads, this tassel does itch meaning I have to carry them in a bag instead.
The mala is a good length and the beads are the ideal size for me.
Bought this for my mum and she loves it to bits. I introduced here to Mala beads and how to say a mantra and she is really enjoying both. Thanks for a lovely Mala, well presented and also for the service. Will surely use you again.