These gemstones are vintage round Botswana Agate Beads. These polished round beads have a gray background with beautiful white, brown, and light gray bands. Botswana Agate is a variety of banded Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family. It is predominantly banded in shades of pink and gray, though some layers may contain a muted brown or apricot. Very nicely faceted and heavily banded.
- All natural with no color enhancements.
- Sold on 16" strands
- Circa 1980's
- Sizes: 6mm & 10mm
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