Your designs can shine with glitter when you use these Dakota Stones goldstone beads. These beads feature a brownish-red color sprinkled with shining, coppery glitter. These beads are perfectly round and large enough to stand out in any design. Showcase these beads in an elegant necklace or make them the focus of a beautiful bracelet. Goldstone is glass with flecks of copper suspended in it. The glass is made in a reducing furnace with copper salts added; the copper platelets suspended within the glass gives the material its characteristic glitter. Goldstone has been around since the European Renaissance and stories say it was discovered accidentally by Venetian monks. It is also known as sandstone. Metaphysical Properties: Known as the "Generator Stone," goldstone is often used for healing and protection.
Because gemstones are natural materials, appearances may vary from bead to bead. Each strand includes approximately 20 beads.