Add daring, portentous color to your jewelry designs with the cat's eye 30x40mm oval beads from Dakota Stones. Available in 8-inch strands, these large oval beads feature foggy colors ranging from clouded white and gray to dramatic black. The large size of these beads makes them perfect for use as focal points in necklace designs. Cat's eye is found in many colors, including yellow, white, black and 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 bring peace of mind, clear thinking and increased self-confidence. 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.