These acorn beads have great ridges. The holes run lengthwise. They are reproductions of old German beads. They are newly made in Germany using vintage molds and vintage glass. The original price for this set of beads was $16.Size: 1/2" long x 7/16" in diameter (13mm x 11mm)Shape: AcornColor: Opaque purple and redQuantity: 12 beads per setMaterial: Vintage glassColors may vary slightly due to differences in computer monitors.