Chrysoprase (natural), light to dark, 9x7mm-12x9mm
Manufacturer: Cutting Edge Supply
Availability: Usually ships from CES Warehouse within 24hrs
Hand-cut faceted puffed oval with 0.4-1.4mm hole, B- grade, Mohs hardness 6-1/2 to 7. Sold per 13-inch strand, approximately 30 beads.
Chrysoprase is the rarest gemstone in the chalcedony family, gaining its natural green color from trace amounts of nickel. According to practitioners of spiritual healing, chrysoprase helps to bring balance to the heart after heartbreak and to reduce feelings of superiority. Sizes and shapes may vary with handcrafted items.