This sapphire saucer bead features a medium-blue color with a unique pattern of inclusions, giving each bead an individual look. Saucer beads are ideal as spacers between larger round or special shaped beads and are great components in drop and dangle designs. Each bead is hand-cut; size will vary slightly.
Sapphire is a gem variety of corundum that is hard and durable, making it an extremely versatile stone suitable for any form of jewelry. Sapphire gets its color from titanium and iron oxides; the depth of color depends on the amount of oxides in the mineral.