Item: semi precious African "Turquoise" 8 inch strand. Shape: puffed square 12x12mm Colors: African Turquoise is actually a dyed Jasper stone. Its a great substitute but has a slightly more green tone. Please keep in mind that your monitor settings may be different than mine and I do my best to describe my beads color, size and style along with the pictures. All our items are brand new and come from a no smoking enviroment. If you have any questions or are looking for something in particular, please don't hesitate to ask! We may just have it! Also, be sure to add me to your "my market" as we will be adding new items often. Thanks for stopping by and Happy shopping!