Add bold splashes of color to designs with the Dakota Stones 12mm African Turquoise Jasper coin beads. Available by the strand, these gemstone beads feature a circular shape that is sure to stand out in designs. Each bead is bold in size, so add them to long necklace strands or even bracelets. These beads feature deep turquoise color with a black matrix. This stone is mined in Africa and is actually a type of spotted teal Jasper rather than turquoise. It is given its industry name because the matrix structure and shade is similar to that of turquoise. It has a Mohs hardness of 6. Metaphysical Properties: Often called the stone of evolution, African Turquoise Jasper encourages growth and development not only in the body, but in the mind. Some spiritualists believe that it will attract money to the wearer.
Because gemstones are natural materials, appearances may vary from piece to piece. Each strand includes approximately 16 beads.