Charoite (Stabilized), 10mm Round
Manufacturer: Cutting Edge Supply
Availability: Usually ships from CES Warehouse within 24hrs
B grade, Mohs hardness 5 to 6. Sold per 8-inch strand, approximately 20 beads.
Charoite, one of a small number of purple gemstones, is a rare mineral that has only been available to the jewelry industry since the late 1970s. Reportedly first discovered in the 1940s in Russia, its only known location to date, charoite is named for the Charo River in Siberia. Sizes, shapes and colors may vary with handcrafted items.
Hole Size: 0.5-1.5mm