Charoite faceted flat octagonal beads. These natural beauties measure 14mm with a 6mm thickness. Care was taken to knot in between each bead to prevent chipping. Semi-precious Charoite is an unusual mineral of rare occurrence that is only found in the Chara River area of Siberia. It has shades of violet and deep purple with veins of black, gray, and white. It is said that putting Charoite gemstones under your pillow at night will chase away the fears that appear in your dreams. Don't lets these beauties slip away.