These are grade A, highly polished brecciated Jasper rounds. Mined in Australia, these unique jasper beads are a matrix of gold, white, cream, yellow and, brown with an occasional hint of red. The term Brecciated refers to a natural process during which a solid crystal/rock has formed with fragments of another crystal/rock thus creating a new crystal. This 8mm size is perfect for most any gemstone design. Hurry, these Jasper beauties won't last long.