Poppy Jasper Rice Beads are 16mm long and 6mm diameter and are thickest at the center tapering gently to the ends. This jasper is a brownish colored bead with a mottled mix of blacks and greys. The browns are red toned earthy colors such as burnt umber or chocolate browns. Jasper very popular in jewelry because of its coloring and durability. Beads are drilled through the center along the long axis of the bead. These beads are smooth beads with a polished silky luster.
Rice Beads have a hole size that is approx 1.0mm - big enough for a 20 AWG wire but may be too small for an 18 AWG wire.
Strands are sold as temporarily strung. Strands are approximately 16" and can vary +/- 0.5".