Strand Length: approx. 15.5 inches | Dimensions: 2.8mm x 3.8mm.
These natural African Turquoise beads have not been treated to enhance color or clarity in any way.
African turquoise, also known as "African jasper," is a type of jasper stone that is found in various regions of Africa. Unlike traditional turquoise, which is a blue-green mineral, African turquoise is a form of jasper that is characterized by its earthy brown, green, and blue colors. This unique stone is prized for its unique patterning, which is created by the presence of various mineral inclusions such as iron and copper.
African turquoise beads are often used in jewelry-making and are popular for its earthy, organic, and bohemian vibe. It is also believed to have spiritual properties, such as promoting inner peace and promoting communication with the spiritual realm.
African turquoise is a versatile stone that can be used in a variety of jewelry styles, from tribal and ethnic to bohemian and minimalist.