Add bright shimmer to your designs with the goldstone 8mm round beads from Dakota Stones. These beads are perfectly round in shape, giving them a classic look. Each bead glitters with flecks of gold that mixes perfectly with the reddish-brown color they display. Pair them with copper elements for the perfect accent to their sparkling color. 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 24 beads.