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Stone Beads - 8 mm Round - Fire Opal (strand)

  • SKU: s55415
  • 19 in Store
  • Regular Price: $7.22

 $5.77 -Save 20%

Fire Opal, or it is also known as Cantera Opal. It is the naturally occurring stone where opal is formed in rhyolite and the opal is too small to extract - similar to Boulder Opal - where the opal is tangled in a mass of the host stone. It is a blend of chunks of vanilla in a matrix of caramel and chocolate, but does not display the play of colour that opal does. Also, you don't need to mortgage your house to pay for it.

Hardness: Mohs 3-5 (quite soft). Better suited to necklaces than bracelets.

8mm Approx. 25 beads on 8 inch (20.32 cm) strand. (strand)

See it used in our Inspirations!