Semi-precious Beads

Actual Bead Size Chart

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Amber 6mm BS-0001: Amber 6mm
Real 6mm amber, average grade, nice color and feel.

Amber Horn 8mm BS-0003: Amber Horn 8mm
An organic (and less expensive) imitation amber. Nice feel and appearance. We can also special order real amber upon request.

Amethyst 6mm BS-0005: Amethyst 6mm
Deep purple with good clarity, some minor inclusions. Birthstone for February.

Amethyst A-Grade 8mm BS-0007: Amethyst A-Grade 8mm
Deep purple with good clarity, some minor inclusions. Natural, A grade.

Aventurine Green 6mm BS-0009: Aventurine Green 6mm
Translucent light green.

Aventurine Green 8mm BS-0011: Aventurine Green 8mm
Translucent light green.

Multicolored Bloodstone 6mm BS-0013: Multicolored Bloodstone 6mm
Also called heliotrope. A deep green and white chalcedony with occassional red spots. Has multiple colors like fancy jasper. Birthstone for March.

Multicolored Bloodstone 8mm BS-0015: Multicolored Bloodstone 8mm
Also called heliotrope. A deep green and white chalcedony with occassional red spots. Has multiple colors like fancy jasper. Birthstone for March.

Carnelian 6mm BS-0017: Carnelian 6mm
Translucent red-orange chalcedony. Birthstone for August.

Carnelian 8mm BS-0019: Carnelian 8mm
Translucent red-orange chalcedony. Birthstone for August.

Fossil Blue 6mm BS-0021: Fossil Blue 6mm
Fossilstone -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Blue 8mm BS-0023: Fossil Blue 8mm
Fossilstone -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Green 6mm BS-0025: Fossil Green 6mm
Fossilstone -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Green 8mm BS-0027: Fossil Green 8mm
Fossilstone -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Purple 6mm BS-0029: Fossil Purple 6mm
Fossilstone -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Purple 8mm BS-0031: Fossil Purple 8mm
Fossilstone -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Freshwater Pearls 6mm BS-0033: Freshwater Pearls 6mm
Finally! Freshwater pearls that will fit on rosary findings! Birthstone for June.

Goldstone Brown 6mm BS-0035: Goldstone Brown 6mm
Medium brown with tiny sparkling gold-toned flecks.

Goldstone Brown 8mm BS-0037: Goldstone Brown 8mm
Medium brown with tiny sparkling gold-toned flecks.

Hematite 6mm BS-0039: Hematite 6mm
Heavy metallic grey stone. Real hematite.

Hematite 8mm BS-0041: Hematite 8mm
Heavy metallic grey stone. Resembles polished graphite.

Hematine 9x6mm BS-0043: Hematine 9x6mm
Heavy metallic grey stone of synthetic hematite. Indistinguishable from natural hematite.

Hematite 10mm BS-0045: Hematite 10mm
Heavy metallic grey stone of synthetic hematite. Indistinguishable from natural hematite.

Howlite White 6mm BS-0047: Howlite White 6mm
Soft, snow-white howlite with grey veining.

Howlite White 8mm BS-0049: Howlite White 8mm
Soft, snow-white howlite with grey veining.

Jade Chloromelanite Africa 6mm BS-0051: Jade Chloromelanite Africa 6mm
Bright, medium-dark green gem grade chloromelanite Africa. Our current batch is quite dark but attractive.

Jade Green 8mm BS-0053: Jade Green 8mm
Bright, medium-dark green gem grade nephrite.

Jasper Brecciated 6mm BS-0055: Jasper Brecciated 6mm
Browns, brick reds, creams and whites swirled together. Birthstone for July.

Jasper Brecciated 8mm BS-0057: Jasper Brecciated 8mm
Browns, brick reds, creams and whites swirled together. Birthstone for July.

Jasper Fancy 6mm BS-0059: Jasper Fancy 6mm
Mixed blends of mauve, lilac, cream and green. Birthstone for July.

Jasper Picture 8mm BS-0061: Jasper Picture 8mm
Beautiful mixture of browns and golds. Birthstone for July.

Jasper Leopardskin 6mm BS-0063: Jasper Leopardskin 6mm
Gray-brown background with leopard-type circular markings. Birthstone for July.

Jasper Leopardskin 8mm BS-0065: Jasper Leopardskin 8mm
Gray-brown background with leopard-type circular markings. Birthstone for July.

Jasper Red 6mm BS-0067: Jasper Red 6mm
Deep, brick-red jasper. Birthstone for July.

Jasper Red 8mm BS-0069: Jasper Red 8mm
Deep, brick-red jasper. Birthstone for July.

Lapis Lazuli 6mm BS-0071: Lapis Lazuli 6mm
Deep blue with a touch of purple, often with flecks of iron pyrite. Birthstone for September.

Lapis Lazuli 8mm BS-0073: Lapis Lazuli 8mm
Deep blue with a touch of purple, often with flecks of iron pyrite. Birthstone for September.

Malachite Green 6mm BS-0075: Malachite Green 6mm
Natural, finely banded medium greens and dark greens. Warning: tends to be poorly drilled. You should have a needle file or bead reamer if you purchase malachite.

Malachite Green Natural 8mm BS-0077: Malachite Green Natural 8mm
Natural, finely banded medium greens and dark greens. Warning: tends to be poorly drilled. You should have a bead reamer or needle file if you purchase malachite.

Mother of Pearl 6mm BS-0079: Mother of Pearl 6mm
Bleached to an antique white with sheen. Birthstone for April. A grade. May require reaming.

Mother of Pearl 8mm BS-0081: Mother of Pearl 8mm
Bleached to an antique white with sheen. Birthstone for April. Sometimes requires a bead reamer to widen bore.

Onyx Black 6mm BS-0083: Onyx Black 6mm
Shiny black onyx. Top quality.

Onyx Black 8mm BS-0085: Onyx Black 8mm
Shiny black onyx, dyed.

Onyx Black 10mm BS-0087: Onyx Black 10mm
Shiny black onyx, dyed.

Quartz Rose 6mm BS-0089: Quartz Rose 6mm
Natural color, good clarity pink quartz.

Quartz Rose 8mm BS-0091: Quartz Rose 8mm
Natural color, good clarity pink quartz.

Tigereye 6mm BS-0093: Tigereye 6mm
Golden yellow banded with golden brown.

Tigereye 8mm BS-0095: Tigereye 8mm
Golden yellow banded with golden brown.

Turquoise Synthetic 6mm BS-0097: Turquoise Synthetic 6mm
Stabilized with resin to last. Pale blue with some grey veining and spots. Birthstone for December.

Turquoise Synthetic 8mm BS-0099: Turquoise Synthetic 8mm
Stabilized with resin to last. Pale blue with some grey veining and spots. Birthstone for December.

BS-0103: Moonstone 6mm
Reconstructed white moonstone. Beautiful with slight opalescence. Birthstone for June.

BS-0104: Moonstone 8mm
Beautiful white reconstructed moonstone. Birthstone for June.

Fossil Black 6mm BS-0105: Fossil Black 6mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Black 8mm BS-0107: Fossil Black 8mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Brown 6mm BS-0109: Fossil Brown 6mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Brown 8mm BS-0111: Fossil Brown 8mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Grey 6mm BS-0113: Fossil Grey 6mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Grey 8mm BS-0115: Fossil Grey 8mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Ivory 6mm BS-0117: Fossil Ivory 6mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Ivory 8mm BS-0119: Fossil Ivory 8mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Pink 6mm BS-0121: Fossil Pink 6mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Pink 8mm BS-0123: Fossil Pink 8mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Raspberry 6mm BS-0125: Fossil Raspberry 6mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Raspberry 8mm BS-0127: Fossil Raspberry 8mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Turquoise 6mm BS-0129: Fossil Turquoise 6mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

Fossil Turquoise 8mm BS-0131: Fossil Turquoise 8mm
Fossilstone bead -- a limestone with small crustaceans -- dyed for color.

China Jade 6mm BS-0133: China Jade 6mm
Pleasant blend of cream, white and mossy green colors in a stone bead.

Unakite 6mm BS-0135: Unakite 6mm
An attractive mix of mossy green and mild red colors.

Rhodonite 6mm BS-0139: Rhodonite 6mm

Dumortierite 6mm BS-0143: Dumortierite 6mm

Snowflake Obsidian 6mm BS-0147: Snowflake Obsidian 6mm

Malachite Red 6mm BS-0151: Malachite Red 6mm

Jasper Spotted 6mm BS-0155: Jasper Spotted 6mm
Also known as dalmation (or dalmatian) jasper.

Jasper Picasso 6mm BS-0159: Jasper Picasso 6mm
A mix of greys, browns, reds and blacks.

BS-0160: Aquamarine 5-5.5mm
Real aquamarine beads. 5 - 5.5mm. Nice clarity and color. Some inclusions. Imported from India. Birthstone for March. B grade. Poorly drilled. Requires reaming/drilling for use in rosaries.

BS-0162: Fossil Red 6mm

BS-0164: Fossil Red 8mm