A cool color palette fills these Dakota Stones beads. These beads feature a circular coin shape that will stand out in necklaces, bracelets, and earrings. They display turquoise blue color with a brown and black matrix. The matte finish adds a soft appearance. 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 bead to bead. Each strand includes approximately 16 beads.