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At the Bead Traders, we take pride in offering the highest-quality gemstone beads and the most affordable bead prices. Our massive inventory is hand selected to ensure you won’t have to sacrifice quality for price. Buying Iolite Beads and beading supplies has never been easier. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is always available to answer any questions you might have, whether it pertains to jewelry or your next crafting project.

Iolite Bead Faceted 6-7mm Rectangles

Iolite Bead Faceted 6-7mm Rectangles

$13.40
$10.00

Length 14" Strand | Approx. Bead Size 6-7mm  

8mm Iolite Faceted Straight Drilled Teardrop Beads, 14 inch

8mm Iolite Faceted Straight Drilled Teardrop Beads, 14 inch

$20.00

Length 14 inch Approx. Bead Size 7-8mm

6x5-8x5mm Iolite faceted nugget Silver plated Chain by the foot 21 pieces

6x5-8x5mm Iolite faceted nugget Silver plated Chain by the foot 21 pieces

$7.00

6x5mm to 8x5mm Iolite faceted nugget Silver plated Chain by the foot with approximately 21 pieces per 12 inches. Beaded Rosary Style hand wrapped C...

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7mm Iolite Straight Drilled Faceted Teardrop Beads, 14 inch

7mm Iolite Straight Drilled Faceted Teardrop Beads, 14 inch

$20.10
$15.00

Length 14 inch Approx. Bead Size;6-7mm

3.5mm Iolite Faceted Rondelle Beads 13 inch 140 pieces

3.5mm Iolite Faceted Rondelle Beads 13 inch 140 pieces

$22.00

Approx. 13 inch, 3.5mm diameter average, 140 pieces

7.5mm Iolite plain rounds 54 beads 15.5 inch

7.5mm Iolite plain rounds 54 beads 15.5 inch

$15.00

7.5mm average diameter Iolite plain round strand of approximately 54 beads on the 15.5 inch strand.

4mm Iolite faceted rondelle Gold Chain by the foot 34 pieces

4mm Iolite faceted rondelle Gold Chain by the foot 34 pieces

$9.00

4mm Iolite faceted rondelle Gold Rosary Chain contains 34 piece per 12 inches on the hand crafted wire wrapped gemstone rosary chain sold by the fo...

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9.5x7-12.5x8mm Iolite side drilled faceted cushion beads 5.5 inch 16 pieces

9.5x7-12.5x8mm Iolite side drilled faceted cushion beads 5.5 inch 16 pieces

$42.00

Approximates: 9.5x7-12.5x8mm Iolite side drilled faceted cushion beads 5.5 inch 16 pieces

8.8x8.8-9.5x9.5mm Iolite faceted pillow beads 14 inch 31 pieces

8.8x8.8-9.5x9.5mm Iolite faceted pillow beads 14 inch 31 pieces

$40.00

Approximates: 8.8x8.8-9.5x9.5mm Iolite faceted pillow beads 14 inch 31 pieces

Light Iolite Faceted Top Drilled Pentagon

Light Iolite Faceted Top Drilled Pentagon

$26.02
$20.00

Length 7inch Approx. Bead Size 5-10mm

9.5mm Iolite plain rounds 40 beads 15.5 inch

9.5mm Iolite plain rounds 40 beads 15.5 inch

$20.00

9.5mm average diameter Iolite plain round strand of approximately 40 beads per 15.5 inch length.

6-6.5mm Iolite plain rondelles 90 beads 15.5 inch

6-6.5mm Iolite plain rondelles 90 beads 15.5 inch

$12.00

6-6.5mm Iolite plain rondelle strands of approximately 90 beads on the 15.5 inch length.

8-14mm Iolite Natural Crystal Beads 8 inch 50 pieces

8-14mm Iolite Natural Crystal Beads 8 inch 50 pieces

$26.80
$20.00

Approximate 8x8-14x8mm size on the 8 inch strand of approximately 50 beads

Iolite Side Drilled Faceted Coin Beads, 8" length, 13-19mm diameter, 12 pcs

Iolite Side Drilled Faceted Coin Beads, 8" length, 13-19mm diameter, 12 pcs

$40.20
$30.00

Approx. Length 8" Strand | Approx. Bead Size 13mm to 19mm & 5mm average depth | 12 pieces

Iolite Faceted Coin Beads, 8 inch, 8-11mm diameter, 22 pieces

Iolite Faceted Coin Beads, 8 inch, 8-11mm diameter, 22 pieces

$50.92
$38.00

Approx. 8 inch, 8-11mm diameter, 22 pieces

Iolite Beads Faceted 9-11mm diameter Coins, 8" strand, 19 pcs

Iolite Beads Faceted 9-11mm diameter Coins, 8" strand, 19 pcs

$73.70
$55.00

Approx. Length 8" Strand | Approx. Bead Size 9x9x5-11x11x7mm | 19 pieces

8mm Iolite Plain Nugget Beads, 15 inch

8mm Iolite Plain Nugget Beads, 15 inch

$20.10
$15.00

Length 15 inch Approx. Bead Size 6x5mm - 8x5mm

Iolite Beads Plain Top Drilled Teardrop

Iolite Beads Plain Top Drilled Teardrop

$10.72
$8.00

Length 15" Strand Approx. Bead Size 6-7mm

16x12mm Iolite straight drilled plain ovals 15.5 inch 25 beads

16x12mm Iolite straight drilled plain ovals 15.5 inch 25 beads

$25.00

16x12x5mm Iolite straight drilled plain oval strand measuring 15.5 inches in length with approximately 25 beads. These are natural Iolite with mode...

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15x11-23x14mm Iolite faceted pear beads 8 inch 40 pieces

15x11-23x14mm Iolite faceted pear beads 8 inch 40 pieces

$100.00

15x11-23x14mm Iolite faceted pear beads on the 8 inch strand of approximately 40 pieces.

17mm-20mm Iolite faceted coin beads 8 inch 11 pieces

17mm-20mm Iolite faceted coin beads 8 inch 11 pieces

$40.00

17mm-20mm Iolite faceted coin beads 8 inch 11 pieces

Iolite Top Drilled Faceted Coin Beads, 7 inch, 12-15mm diameter, 30 pieces

Iolite Top Drilled Faceted Coin Beads, 7 inch, 12-15mm diameter, 30 pieces

$88.44
$75.00

Approx. 7 inch, 12-15mm diameter, 30 pieces

Iolite Top Drilled Faceted Marquise Beads, 8.5" length, 10x5-18x9mm, 60pcs

Iolite Top Drilled Faceted Marquise Beads, 8.5" length, 10x5-18x9mm, 60pcs

$134.00
$100.00

Approx. Length 8.5" Strand | Approx. Bead Size 10x5x3mm to 18x9x6mm | 60 pieces  

9mm Iolite Corner Drilled Faceted Square Beads, 10 inch

9mm Iolite Corner Drilled Faceted Square Beads, 10 inch

$87.10
$65.00

Approx. Length 10inch; Approx. Bead Size 7-9mm


Our iolite beads showcase our commitment to quality and affordability. Iolite was discovered in the 19th century and quickly gained popularity in jewelry-making. The name finds its history in the Greek phrase for, you guessed it, violet.

Kaleidoscope of Colors

Iolite is highly prized by gem collectors and stone crafters alike due to its rich, translucent indigos, violets, and purples. What makes this gemstone so unique is that when viewed from different angles the color, hue, and transparent qualities can subtly shift, revealing deeper beauty by demonstrating shades of golden brown and honey yellow. That’s one of the many reasons that iolite jewelry is so alluring. It has the ability to display an ever-changing kaleidoscope of rich blues and lighter golds.

Iolite is also called “water sapphire” due to its ability to shift colors. In the same way that water can be deep blue, rich tropical green, earthy brown, or even clear, the iolite gemstone adds liquidity to any project. Perhaps its similarity to the sea is one of the reasons it was such a popular stone among sea traveling ancients.

Viking Stone

Sometimes referred to as the Viking stone, iolite beads are reputed to have been used by legendary Viking explorers, like Leif Eriksson, to determine the location of the sun and safely navigate their ships on cloudy days. This is one reason why iolite has long been considered a stone of vision. While you may not need to use iolite to safely traverse stormy waters, these beautiful stones can surely act as a guide for whatever art or craft project you can imagine.

Dual Properties

With its sight-aiding properties, it’s no wonder that iolite beads have been said to help bring clarity to the eye chakra. Offering clarity of vision by cutting through the haze of daily life, iolite enhances our ability to see clearly and naturally aids in creative expression.

Aside from its mesmerizing aesthetic properties (which are many), iolite gemstone beads have long been used to bring balance and open communication. They have also been used to strengthen resolve and bring focus to those who wear them for metaphysical purposes.

Choose the Bead Traders

Regardless of your reasons for choosing iolite, the stone is incredibly resplendent and will brighten any craft project or piece of jewelry you add it to. We offer iolite beads in a wide variety of sizes, styles, and cuts. From larger faceted beads to classic round beads to coin beads,  you’re sure to find the premium-quality gemstone or bead for whatever your craft need may be. What are you waiting for? Get yours today!

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