Indulge your eyes in these beautiful turquoise beads brought to you from the mountainous wilds of 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 special cylindrical shape, measuring approximately 12-14 x 4-5mm, with holes measuring 1mm. Each strand is approximately 16" long. Turquoise stone has been treasured since time immemorial as a protective talisman. Interestingly, it derives its name in the English language from the Turks who were the first to introduce it to the Western World. Add these beads to your collection today! Multiple strands pictured. Each strand sold individually.