These iridescent white beads come from the hard internal layer of the sea mollusk that produces pearls. Mother-of-pearl shell will vary in color from white to ivory in a variety of hues. Sizes, shapes and colors may vary with handcrafted items.
Beads>Mother-Of-Pearl>WhitesBeadsMother-Of-PearlWhitesOval5mmBleachedhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h203818gsH203818GSBead, mother-of-pearl shell (bleached), white, 5x3mm oval, Mohs hardness 3-1/2. Sold per 16-inch strand.//image1.fmgstatic.com/images/p3818gsb.jpg11.7311.73As Low As $5.99 per strand