Howlite Gemstone Modern Beaded Stretch Bracelet Kit (featuring Dakota Stones & TierraCast). White Howlite is named for Canadian mineralogist Henry How, who first discovered the stone in Southern California in 1868. It is typically white or light gray with gray, black or brown veins running through it in web-like patterns. Because of its softness, Howlite can be easily dyed and is often treated to be blue for use as a substitute for turquoise. Metaphysical Attributes: Calming. Each DIY kit comes with detailed instructions and all components you need to complete this bracelet. No special tools are required for this kit, but a simple pair of scissors. *Note - this kit includes a sharp needle. Please use caution when opening your kit and while using the needle.