Gemstone Beads

It may come from the feel of polished gemstone beads against skin or the rich colors or the sparkle of facets. But perhaps it’s also knowing that gemstone beads beautiful little objects came out of the earth and have been part of our history for millennia. Gemstone beads resonate with history, geology

16 inch strand of fresh water pearls. Each dark peacock button shape pearl is approximately 6mm.
16 Inch strand of Freshwater pearl. Each white colored diamond shape pearl is approximately 8x13mm. Strand contains approximately 45 pieces.
Natural New Jade Beads.Faceted round shape bead is approximately 8 mm
Natural Brown Silver Leaf Jasper smooth round shape beads are approximately 10mm in size. These beads exhibit an wood colors and ideal for making long necklaces and earrings. Combined with sterling silver it would make a fine piece of jewelry.
32 Inch strand of Garnet Beads. Each smooth chips shape bead is approximately 6 mm.
Sterling Silver Crimp Cover Small Size 2.5 mm.
Amazonite beads, medium grade, oval shape, approximately 10x
Natural Amazonite beads 4mm Round. Natural amazonite beads that display richness of bluish green shade. Color May Vary Than Picture Due to Nature Of Amazonite Mineral.
Grossular Garnet Faceted Pear Shape 8mm.Strand Has12 Beads.
Natural Grossular Garnet beads. Each smooth roundelle shape bead is approximately 4-5mm
Historically, gemstone beads have been valued for their beauty, their rarity, and the powers that were ascribed to them. From earliest time gemstone beads been connected with the spiritual and the supernatural. Sometimes the meaning was connected to gemstone beads colors. The ancient Egyptians favored a particular combination of gemstone beads dark blue lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian and green feldspar. It wasn’t just that these gemstone beads were beautiful together, but according to the Book of the Dead, these gemstone beads combination symbolized the natural world. Turquoise gemstone beads associated with joy and delight, was connected with new life. Similarly, the green feldspar was a symbol of resurrection and new growth while the red carnelian gemstone beads symbolized blood, the life force, energy and power.

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