Admire these beautiful raw gemstone beads made from rough Amethyst. Amethyst is known for its beautiful natural purple color, and is mined in Siberia, Sri Lanka, and South America. In some cultures, Amethyst is said to have special healing and therapeutic properties. These beautiful beads preserve the natural character of the stone with minimal processing, cutting and polishing. These strands work great as home decor, laid out on a book shelf or placed in a decorative bowl. The beads can also be incorporated in your own custom jewelry designs. Each bead measures approximately 7-13 x 12-16mm with a hole size of approximately 1mm. You will receive a full strand measuring approximately 16". Get yours today!