Amazonite is the green to blue-green variety of the feldspar mineral microcline. Chinese amazonite, on the other hand, is typically a dyed microcrystalline quartz. While China does produce some amazonite, I don't believe there is sufficient quantity for commercial exploitation.
These light bluish-green twisted oval beads have beautifully consistent color throughout the strand. They're hand-cut, so the beads are not uniform in shape or size.
- Bead Size: 12x8mm (approximate)
- Strand Length: 15.5" Minimum
- Treatments: Waxed. Dyed Quartz.