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    Carnelian 12mm Round Beads

    Carnelian 12mm Round Beads

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    A-Grade Carnelian stone Round 12mm Beads - 38cm /15" Strand.

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    A-Grade Carnelian stone Round 12mm Beads - 38cm /15" Strand.

    Variant of chalcedony, Carnelian is an opaque to translucent light orange to deep reddish/brown.

    Name is derived from he latin word “carnem” meaning horn, in reference to the colour sometimes exhibited.

    Widely used during Roman times to make signet or seal rings – it is said that hot wax does not stick to Carnelian. Also called “Mecca Stone” and “Pigeon’s Blood Agate”.

    Additional Information

    Stone Type Natural
    Common gemstone enhancement and likelihood Dyed (Usually), Heat Treated (Usually)
    Origin World wide
    Shape Round
    Size 12mm
    Hole Size Approximate (mm) 1.0
    Mohs scale ratings (hardness) 6 - 6.5