These handmade beads are made of Indian Paint Stone (aka Death Valley Paint, or Navajo Blanket Stone) comes from the Death Valley area of California, where collecting is no longer possible. This is a sedimentary rock. The interesting patterns and colors are created by trace amounts of iron and manganese being drawn into the rock by capillary action through minute cracks in the stone.
Stone of grounding and stability, providing comfort and security, strength and healing. Balances the aura to a level of wholeness and peace. Acts as a reminder that one is not here on the physical plane simply for oneself, but to bring joy and substance to others.