I have had this focal bead in my stash for a couple of years. It is by Larry Scott, my favorite lamp work bead artist. Yesterday morning I was putting away my swag from the last Bead & Button show and taking stock to see what I wanted to look for this year. When I pulled out this strand I knew immediately that they would go perfectly with this bead. The large oval beads are fossil coral from Indonesia. I'm not sure what the small gray ones are, I am really terrible about keeping track of what kind of semi-precious stones I buy, only what colors. I am going to try and fix that, and I have a couple of field guides coming to help me identify what I have.