These beads are a beautiful dark brown with slight natural ridges that appear as tan-yellow stripes. Bead size: Variable, 7-13mm in length, at 1cm average. (They are not uniform.)Natural beads. Wolf willow (American Silverberry). Elaeagnus commutata. Nutlet of wild bush drupes. Cleaned, sorted, and drilled by hand.=== Ships in 1 strand of 50 beads ==The strand length is approx. 50cm (20").