This is a 15.5 inch strand of Brazilian red agate gemstone drilled nugget beads. They are hand-cut and tumbled to a smooth and polished finish. Size of these nuggets will vary from 14mm to 19mm. There are approximately 35 beads in this strand. This strand of beads consists of nuggets that has the banding that is characteristic of agates. Agates are part of the quartz family and are categorized as a chalcedony stone because of its translucent appearance. The colors of each nugget will vary from dark red, light red, orange, to a mixture of grays and browns mixed in with bands of white and creams and tans. Pretty strand of agate drilled stones to make a necklace; use them by themselves or mix in some creamy colored freshwater pearls or separate them with smoky quartz gemstone beads.
* Brazilian red agates.
* Polished, smooth, and drilled.
* 15.5 inch strand (35 nugget beads)
* Sizes vary, 14mm to 19mm.