Indulge your eyes in these beautiful dark green almost black serpentine beads brought to you from Afghanistan. The mineral rich landscape of Central Asia has been a source of treasured stones for at least three millennia. These delightful, handcrafted gemstone beads come in a fun saucer shape, measuring approximately 3-5 x 6-8mm, with holes measuring 1mm. Each strand is approximately 13" long. Serpentine is a special stone that has been valued since pre-historic times and has oftentimes been used in carvings and other ornamental objects. These matte serpentine beads can be used as spacers or for a myriad of purposes. Add these beads to your collection today! Multiple strands pictured. Each strand sold individually.