These Rhodonite beads are a lovely consistent shade of pink with very few gray inclusions and black specks.
Rhodonite's name comes from the Greek word for rose, "rhodon". Its rose-pink color is distinctive. Rhodonite is usually associated with black manganese minerals and pyrite, which cause its distinctive black specks and gray mottling.
Measurements: 4mm along string, 4.5mm diameter. Hole is less than 1mm diameter. Fits up to 20 gauge wire/headpins or stringing material with a diameter of .032 or smaller.
Quantity: One 15.5 Inch Strand (approximately 100+ beads per strand).