Modern style comes alive in the Dakota Stones 12mm matte African Turquoise Jasper square beads. Available by the strand, these gemstone beads feature a square shape with rounded corners. You can use them in necklaces, bracelets and even earrings. They feature deep turquoise color with a black matrix. The matte finish adds an organic style. This stone is mined in Africa and is actually a type of spotted teal Jasper rather than turquoise. It is given its industry name because the matrix structure and shade is similar to that of turquoise. It has a Mohs hardness of 6. Metaphysical Properties: Often called the stone of evolution, African Turquoise Jasper encourages growth and development not only in the body, but in the mind. Some spiritualists believe that it will attract money to the wearer.
Because gemstones are natural materials, appearances may vary from piece to piece. Each strand includes approximately 16 beads.