This waist bead is made with the following crystal.Clear Quartz: is known as the stone of power and amplifies any energy or intention. Clear Quartz protects against negativity.All waist beads are handmade and made with love. Each waist bead are slightly uniquely designed. All waist beads are removable using a stainless steel lobster clasps. Waist beads are true to size and does not stretch. Please read how to measure your waist beads in our section tab for instructions.