Put regal touches into your style with these gemstone beads from Dakota Stones. These small beads feature a classic rounded shape with facets cut into the surface for a glittering look. They are the perfect size for using as spacers, and would make wonderful pops of color in earrings, too. The lovely purple color will put a rich accent anywhere. Amethyst is the official birthstone of February. It forms in silica-rich liquids deposited in geodes and is generally found in clusters of crystal points. Metaphysical Properties: This stone's name is derived from the Greek word "amethystos", meaning "not drunken." People of ancient times believed it to protect the wearer from drunkenness. Today, this gemstone is believed to promote happiness.
Because gemstones are natural materials, appearances may vary from piece to piece. Each strand includes approximately 135-178 beads. Our amethyst beads have nice, deep color, but may show natural inclusions.