Approximately 6mm round gemstone beads. India-Cut Garnet. These beads have been enhanced to bring out their natural beauty. Garnets are believed to to combat depression, lethargy and nightmares. Gemstone beads from India tend to be made from high-quality stones, but their cut and polish tends to be less precise. As a result, these beads may be slightly irregular in shape with holes that are sometimes off-center, rough, and/or small.