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Stone Beads - 6-10mm Chips - Mozambique Amazonite (strand)

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Mozambican Amazonite is a bright turquoise colored stone with occasional inclusions of white or gray. Amazonite 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...
Size
10mm

Shape
Chips

Color
Green

Product Type
Bead

Material
Stone

Stone Type
Amazonite

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Description

Mozambican Amazonite is a bright turquoise colored stone with occasional inclusions of white or gray. Amazonite 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. Origin: Brazil Also Known As: Amazon Stone Mohs Hardness: 6-6.5

6-10mm x 4-6mm Approx. 80 on approx. 16 inch (40.64 cm) strand. (strand)

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Stone Beads - 6-10mm Chips - Mozambique 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.