For a regal display, add these Dakota Stones amethyst beads to your designs. These small gemstone beads feature a circular shape with a puffed edge and a checkerboard faceted face. The surface catches the light in a multitude of directions. The stringing hole is wide enough to use with 20 gauge wire. Use these small beads as accents of color and shine in all kinds of jewelry projects. They feature deep purple color. Amethyst is the official birthstone of February. 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 99 beads.