Stony gray colors combine with mystical shine in the cat's eye 12mm square beads from Dakota Stones. Available in 8-inch strands, these slightly puffed square-shaped beads feature foggy colors ranging from clouded white and gray to a portentous 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 believed to induce positive thoughts and help promote tolerance and harmony. 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.