Turn your jewelry into one-of-a-kind wonders with the amethyst 8mm round beads Amethyst has been used as a protection stone throughout history. It is a stone made from crystalline quartz and is believed to be a stone of power. These round beads will add classic shape to your designs, so you can use them in earrings, necklaces and bracelets. Gemstone beads are the perfect way to add natural beauty to your jewelry designs. Since gemstones are formed naturally, each bead is a unique treasure. These gorgeous gemstone beads are available by the strand, so you'll have plenty to work with.