Add accents of earth color to designs with these Dakota Stones matte wood opalite beads. They feature a classic roundel shape and are the perfect size for matching jewelry sets. Try them as spacers between larger elements for a fun look. Wood opalite is a form of petrified wood, also known as fossilized or agatized wood. It most commonly occurs with jasper or chalcedony. Petrified wood occurs after a tree has turned completely into stone by the process of permineralization, a process that takes over 100 years. Metaphysical Properties: Petrified wood is associated with patience and slow, steady growth.
Because gemstones are natural materials, appearances may vary from piece to piece. Each strand includes approximately 24 beads.