Gleaming brassy gold pyrite mixed in with a brown matrix. In its natural state gleaming pyrite will instantly rub off black onto your hands, so this pyrite has been permanently coated to protect you and your clothes.
Pyrite is the classic "Fool's Gold". In its most unadulterated form, it is a shiny brassy yellow mineral often mistaken for gold.
Classic oval shape with facets around entire bead. Recommended uses include mixing with hematite, or any other gemstone for a great looking piece of jewelry.
Measurements: 7-8mm wide, 11-13mm along string. Hole is less than 1mm diameter.
Note: Beads will vary from listed size up to .5mm in width and up to 1mm in length.