Bronzite 2x4mm Gemstone Heishi Beads #21-304-231

SKU 21-304-231
Approximately 2x4mm heishi Bronzite beads, excellent for short stacks on earrings, or longer stacks on necklaces. This unusual brown gemstone looks a bit like highly-polished wood, or like a tame cousin of tigereye. These round heishi beads are also known as discs or short tubes. There are approximately 150 center-drilled gemstone beads per 15-16" strand.
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Brand: R & T
Country of Origin: China
Bin: WH-H-13
Sold by: strands
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Reg. Price:
1 - 9 $10.50
10+ $8.40
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1 – 9$8.93
10 +$7.14
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Bronzite is part of the pyroxene group. Bronzite is a hypersthene, and is more properly called enstatite, or when it has more iron, ferrosilite. This form of pyroxene is chemically "weathered" resulting in an opaque stone with a submetallic luster, especially on its cleavage surfaces. Weathering on the hypersthene occurs due to moisture and temperature conditions within the igneous rock, metamorphic rock or meteorite where the stone is found. Bronzite often contains inclusions of highly reflective minerals, such as hematite and goethite, which enhance the beautiful bronze-like effect when polished (hence its name). Some beads also exhibit a cat's-eye effect. Bronzite ranges from greenish-black to brown and has medium hardness.
Bronzite is believed to facilitate a feeling of certainty when goal-setting and help individuals take control of their actions and decisions. It is said to promote "correct" or "principled" behavior and help dispel restlessness.

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145-160 beads, 15-16" strand



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