Decorate your designs with out-of-this-world color using the Dakota Stones labradorite 8x16mm rice beads. Available in 8-inch strands, these beads feature streaks of silvery blue color glowing with blue and purple iridescence. These beads feature an almond shape that would be easy to incorporate into any design. Labradorite is named for Labrador Island in Canada, where it was first discovered. Now it is mined in Canada, Madagascar, the Ukraine, Australia, Mexico, Norway and the USA. Labradorite is believed to detoxify the body and slow the aging process. Add these beads to necklace designs for interesting shape and amazing color.