39cm strand (approximately 45 beads) of lilac stone round beads, each bead is approximately 8mm x 8mm.
Also known as lavender quartz and violet stone, lilac stone is a purplish variety of quartz that is mostly opaque, with mottled greyish purple throughout.
Quartz is one of the most common minerals in the world, the name is derived from the German word "Quarz". The stone was known as "icy cold" by the Ancient Greeks, as some philosophers believed the stone to be a form of supercooled ice.
Lilac stone is believed to have the ability to bring good fortune and self confidence. With its soft tranquil tones, it is also popular in use as a calming stone.
Please note that colours and sizes within semi-precious gemstones vary slightly from strand to strand.