Opalite is the perfect bead for anyone who loves color! Our beautiful opalite glass beads have a shimmering iridescence that gives them an opal-like appearance. It is a great stone to use when you want to give a splash of iridescent color to your necklaces, earrings, bracelets and anklets. Use opalite with any of our Freshwater Pearls to create designs that will be shine brilliantly. Although these beads are made of glass, it is amazing how much they resemble the beauty and inner glow of natural opal and other gemstones.