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Stone Beads - 10mm Faceted Lantern - Amazonite (strand)Stone Beads - 10mm Faceted Lantern - Amazonite (strand)

Stone Beads - 10mm Faceted Lantern - Amazonite (strand)

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Russian Amazonite is a translucent blue to green to green or light green stone, occurring with inclusions of white, black or yellow. It is named for the Amazon River in Brazil, where the stones are thought to have been originally found, however they are not currently sourced from that particular...
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Russian Amazonite is a translucent blue to green to green or light green stone, occurring with inclusions of white, black or yellow. It is named for the Amazon River in Brazil, where the stones are thought to have been originally found, however they are not currently sourced from that particular region. Amazonite has a long and illustrious history dating back to Mesopotamia. It was used in the Egyptian Book of the Dead, and an Amazonite ring was found among the treasures in King Tutankhamun's tomb.

10mm Approx. 38 on approx. 15 inch (38.1 cm) strand. (strand)

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Stone Beads - 10mm Faceted Lantern - Amazonite (strand)


Amazonite - a soft green or blue green stone is realitively new to the stone bead world. It's soft colour is very attactive. However, it is not a strong stone and can scratch or break if abused. While is named for the Amazon River, it actually comes from deposits in Russia and Colorado.