3mm Diamond Cut Round Gemstone Bead - Hubei Turquoise - Color Banded #21-463-896

SKU 21-463-896
3mm diamond-cut faceted round gemstone beads, Hubei Turquoise - Color Banded (color mix, with sections of green and blue turquoise, and turquoise with heavier amounts of dark brown and black matrix). There are 122-150 beads per 15-16" strand. Bead hole size: approximately 0.5-1.0mm.
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Brand: R & T
Bin: WH-H-13
Sold by: strands
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1 - 9 $13.50
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$11.48
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Turquoise has been revered for thousands of years. Its name means "Turkish stone" in French, a reference to where Persian material passed on its way to Europe. Turquoise is considerably softer than quartz, and is usually treated for stability. Chinese turquoise is generally stabilized using either wax treatment, resin stabilization and/or dye to improve the naturally soft stone's wearability. Most of our Chinese turquoise beads are mined and processed in the Hubei Province of mainland China. The gemstone occurs naturally in shades ranging from sky blue to grey-green, with varying amounts of brown and black matrix, usually in locations where the soil contains high concentrations of copper.


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Approx. Size

3mm

Approx. Hole Size

0.5-1.0mm

Additional Specs

122-150 beads, 15-16" strand

Material

Hubei Turquoise - Color Banded

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