Add organic style to your designs with the Dakota Stones 12x16mm matte African Turquoise Jasper tumble nugget beads. Available by the strand, these gemstone beads take on an oval, pebble-like shape. You can showcase them in long necklace strands. These beads feature deep turquoise color with a black matrix. The matte finish adds to the pebble appearance. 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 17 beads.