Indulge your eyes in these beautiful green jade 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 circular shape, measuring approximately 6 x 6mm, with holes measuring 1mm. Each strand is approximately 17" long. Jade is a special stone that has been valued since pre-historic times and has oftentimes been used in carvings and other ornamental objects. Jade is known in many cultures as a symbol of wisdom and peace and is believed to imbue these qualities. These matte jade beads can be used as spacers or for a myriad of purposes. Add these beads to your collection today! Multiple strands may be pictured. Each strand sold individually.