Like dark thunderclouds threatening to pour down rain, these cat's eye 8mm faceted roundel beads are full of dramatic color that can't be ignored. Available in 8-inch strands, these multi-faceted roundel 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 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. Cat's eyes are said to promote concentration and the ability to learn and to enable the wearer to think clearly and far-sightedly. 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.