These are stunning. Natural Apatite faceted oval cushion beads. The average measurement of these Apatite beads is 18 x 15mm with an average thickness of 7mm. No two beads are alike in coloring, nor are they all perfect in shape. These beauties were cut following the natural contours of the stone and some are a bit irregular. The color is exceptional, Apatite is known for its vibrant colors, a lovely mix of blues, with a hint of green, mixed with a bit of brown and white. These Apatite beads have been knotted in between to protect the stones from chipping. The gemstone Apatite is said to help reduce stress and nervous tendencies. We just think it is really pretty.