Price is per three beads - each measures 10mm, drilled to thread. Hole is about 1mm.
A rhinestone is a diamond simulant made from rock crystal or glass, and as such developed a connection to showbiz glitz like country and western singers. However, the word originated in Europe - the Rhine in rhinestone is from the Rhine River.
Rhinestone creates a glamours feeling and brings alive a boring shirt or an old pair of jeans. Celebrities and designers use rhinestones to stand out from the crowd. Either discreetly here or there sown on a garment, or to make a bang by covering entire surfaces. Rhinestones are on cell phones, ipods, laptops, handbags, and headbands. The possibilities are endless.