These 8mm tanzanite fire-polished beads are a very dark purple. Each bead has a round shape accented with multiple facets. You can use these beads with anything from metal components to seed beads. They come in a 25-piece pack. Fire-polished beads from the Czech Republic are made in small quantities by hand. Their high quality appearance and inexpensive cost have made them a staple for beaders. Be sure to explore our other Czech fire-polished glass beads for more colors and shapes.