The beauty of earthy colors and natural style can be the focus of your designs with the Dakota Stones wild horse picture jasper 30x40mm oval beads. Available in 8-inch strands, these beads feature lovely earth tones of green, brown and yellow forming natural patterns. These beads are oval-shaped and very large, so they would make beautiful focal pieces. Wild horse picture jasper is found in the Owyhee Mountains near the Idaho and Oregon border. Its name is derived from the location in which it is mined, at the Wild Horse Canyon in Oregon. Legend says that jasper can protect against evil spirits and forces and was also said to bring courage and relief from pain. Use these beads as focal pieces in bold necklaces or as backdrops for smaller beads.