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Stone Beads - 12mm Square - Dog Tooth Amethyst (strand)Stone Beads - 12mm Square - Dog Tooth Amethyst (strand)

Stone Beads - 12mm Square - Dog Tooth Amethyst (strand)

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Transparent and translucent purples, pale mauves and creams - each stone is interesting by itself or enmasse. 12mm x 12mm Approx. 16 on 8 inch (20.32 cm) strand. (strand)
Size
12mm

Shape
Square

Color
Purple

Product Type
Bead

Material
Stone

Stone Type
Amethyst

Stone Variant
Dog Tooth

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Description

Transparent and translucent purples, pale mauves and creams - each stone is interesting by itself or enmasse.

12mm x 12mm Approx. 16 on 8 inch (20.32 cm) strand. (strand)

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Stone Beads - 12mm Square - Dog Tooth Amethyst (strand)


Amethyst is the purple variation of Quartz, and Citrine is the amber-yellow colouring of it - the colour is determined by the minerals present in the stone when it it being formed. For instance, the iron and aluminum give the purple colour to Amethyst. (There is a fascinating article on Amethyst on Wikipedia). Citrine is generally heated Amethyst or Smokey Quartz - heating it changes it's colour. Citrine and Amethyst present in the same stone are known as Ametrine.