Like the moon hanging in a dark night sky, the cat's eye 10mm round beads from Dakota Stones are full of glowing gray color. Available in 8-inch strands, these perfectly round beads feature foggy colors ranging from clouded white and gray to black. Cat's eye is found in many colors, including yellow, white, black and a smoky gray color like our version. The characteristic they all share is the way bands of light move across the surface, also known as chatoyancy. Mined in India, Brazil and China, this stone will shimmer in very little light, like a cat's eye. Cat's eye is a hard, tough and durable gemstone suitable for all jewelry purposes. Since ancient times, cat's eye has been regarded as a gemstone which protects its wearer and keeps disaster at bay. These beads are made from natural gemstones, so no two beads will look exactly alike. 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.