Resembling rose-colored chintz fabric from your childhood, this bead is made of rubellite in granite matrix. Mined in Rumford, Maine, rubellite is also known as red or pink tourmaline. It is said to be a calming stone, while granite is a stone of strength. The perfectly round bead measures approximately 14mm outside diameter with a solid sterling core that has an inside diameter of 4.37mm. Fits all major bracelet brands. Handmade in New Hampshire.