Put natural gemstone material with a storied past into your designs with the dragon blood jasper 10x14mm oval beads from Dakota Stones. Available in 8-inch strands, these simple oval-shaped beads feature mottled green flecks of color splashed with deep red tones. The two primary colors contrast and complement each other to form striking jasper. Mined only in western Australia, the local legend surrounding this gemstone says that it is the remains of ancient dragons long dead, the green mottles representing the dragons' scales and the red matrix representing spatters of blood. It is said that dragon blood jasper brings joy to community interactions. These beads are made from natural materials, so appearances may vary. Dakota Stones offers high-quality gemstones that are all useable in jewelry designs because every bead is checked to make sure they are cut and drilled correctly, that the finish is right and that the beads look distinct to their stone type.