These are natural carnelian gemstone rounds that are a beautiful deep reddish amber color. They are sometimes called red agate. We have them in several round sizes. These are machine cut beads with a shiny sparkling facets. Circa 1990. Carnelian is a brownish-red mineral commonly used as a semi-precious gemstone. Similar to carnelian is sard, which is generally harder and darker. Both carnelian and sard are varieties of the silica mineral chalcedony colored by impurities of iron oxide.
- Size: 6mm or 8mm
- Sold on 16 inch strands - You get the entire strand.
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