These A+ grade Charoite Beads are shaped in a cushion fashion. These are 24 x 15mm on average with a 7mm thickness. No two beads are exactly alike in size or coloration. These gemstone beauties are a wondrous mosaic of rich vibrant purple, pale green, white, rust and black. 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 gem stones under your pillow at night will chase away the fears that appear in your dreams.