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Another unique selection for Gem stone jewelry are Chinese turquoise beads, donuts, rondelles or teardrop pendants. Look for gem stone beads that are glossy and well rounded with a nice level of matrix. Pebble sizes vary from 9x9mm to 15x12mm. Chinese Turquoise tube gemstones have subtle color variations: blues, greens, tans, browns, and bits of black. They make beautiful jewelry with wonderful shades of blue and can be beautifully dramatic.