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Stone Beads - 6mm Round - Teal Serpentine and Bronzite (strand)

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  • Manufactured by: Dakota Stones
  • SKUs62919
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Teal Serpentine and Bronzite is a composite made by fusing stone fragments using heat, pressure and a stabilizing agent or resin. The stone fragments remain clearly visible, creating fascinating patterns. Composite beads may also be called "mosaic beads" because of the visible fragments. The stone...
Size
6mm

Shape
Round

Color
Blue

Product Type
Bead

Material
Stone

Stone Type
Serpentine

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Description

Teal Serpentine and Bronzite is a composite made by fusing stone fragments using heat, pressure and a stabilizing agent or resin. The stone fragments remain clearly visible, creating fascinating patterns. Composite beads may also be called "mosaic beads" because of the visible fragments. The stone used to create composite beads is usually the remnants from cutting, making them a great way to incorporate upcycled elements in designs.

6mm Approx. 67 on approx. 16 inch (40.64 cm) strand. (strand)

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Stone Beads - 6mm Round - Teal Serpentine and Bronzite (strand)


There is much mystique on the topic of Turquoise. It is timeless in it's beauty, never going out of style. New fashion trends may highlight it, or pass it by, but it never, truly, goes out of style. Consequently, as with any other highly desirable natural resource, mines have been mined until the deposits are significantly reduced. Seller will offer stones that were once rejected as poor quality. Ways have been found to enhance it, upgrade it, turn poor quality deposits into more beautiful, more durable, more desirable stones. And, yes, even to imitate it completely.

We disclose everything we know about a stone. Turquoise is inherently soft, and much of it has been stabilized (with quartz or silica) to make it hard enough to withstand the rough and tumble of everyday use. Some has been colour-enhanced - this process permanently enriches the colour and makes it more uniform. Some turquoise is "reconstituted" - small pieces and left overs from cuttings are ground and bonded together into blocks and carved. Untreated turquoise has become quite rare and is fairly pricey - so you may prefer the stabilized, colour-enhanced and reconstituted versions for budgetary reasons! They are still lovely, display the same wonderful colour, and are actually more durable.

Turquoise goes well combined with ornate silver beads, and, surprisingly, is fabulous when combined with Coral or ruby-red beads.

We try to choose consistent stock, but the nature of natural stones is that there will be inconsistency between strands and between individual beads.