Create contemporary shine in your designs with the pyrite 8mm large-hole round beads from Dakota Stones. Available by the strand, these gemstone beads will amaze and delight with their innovative design. Each bead features a wide stringing hole, perfect for using with thicker stringing materials like leather cord. In fact, these beads are temporarily strung on leather cord. These perfectly round beads display a dark metallic gold shine. Pyrite is an iron sulfide and has an opaque and shiny luster. It has been used in jewelry and ornamentation for thousands of years.