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 versatile tube shape, measuring approximately 1-2 x 2mm, with a stringing hole size of about 0.5mm. Each strand is approximately 14.5" long. Each strand comes with about 230 beads. Strand may slightly vary from the picture. Beads have been heat treated to achieve this unique color. Add a chic pop of green to your jewelry collection today!