This is a very cool, color changing color from Swarovski. It is designed to imitate the real Alexandrite gemstone by changing color in different lights. In natural daylight it appears a pretty pale blue, and under incandescent light the beads it appears a soft purple. Beautifully cut crystal beads with lots of facets that play with the light. A staple shape and size for your bead collection. Made in Austria. Qty:Bag of 12.