A string of beads, as used in prayer or meditation in many religious traditions. Generally depicted as red, wooden beads with a gold, decorative center bead and tassel.
Commonly used to represent various religious sentiments, jewelry, and magic.
Samsung previously featured a Latin cross, suggesting a Christian rosary, though now joins other vendor designs in resembling an Islamic misbaha or Buddhist mala.
Prayer Beads was approved as part of Unicode 8.0 in 2015 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.