Give your designs dramatic accents with the smoky quartz 8mm large-hole round beads from Dakota Stones. Available by the strand, these gemstone beads will amaze and delight with their innovative design. Each bead features a wide stringing hole, perfect for using with thicker stringing materials like leather cord. In fact, these beads are temporarily strung on leather cord. These perfectly round beads feature a smoky brown transparent color. Smoky quartz is named after its smoky color, which is caused by Gamma rays. The color of smoky quartz is variable from brown to black and sometimes smoky gray. Flat panes of smoky quartz were used to make sunglasses in China in the 12th century. Metaphysical Properties: Smoky quartz is nature's stone of endurance. If you need an extra boost, carry a smoky quartz gemstone with you. It enhances organizational skills and is good to have around in the workplace or home office.
Because gemstones are natural materials, appearances may vary from bead to bead. Each strand includes approximately 24 beads.