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    Larvikite 6x10mm Rondelle Beads

    Larvikite 5x8mm Rondelle Beads

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    A-Grade Larvikite Stone Rondelle 5x8mm (50pce Strand) - 40 cm /16'" Strand.

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    A-Grade Larvikite Stone Rondelle 5x8mm (50pce Strand) - 40 cm /16'" Strand.

    Coarse grained, feldspar rich. exhibiting bright blue “flashes” in some areas (sometimes referred to as “labradorescence).

    Gets its name from its locality - the Larvik Fjord region. Often used as a facing stone, one famous example is its use in the United Nations building in New York City. More famously though it is the stone of the modernistic bust in Larvik of Thor Heyerdahl (Kon Tiki fame) and a native of Larvik. Has many trade names including Black Moonstone, Blue Norwegian Moonstone, Larvik Labradorite.

    Said to carry a mysterious, magical energy which stimulates inner visions and enhances psychic abilities. Allows one to see the past, including past lives.

    Additional Information

    Stone Type Natural
    Common gemstone enhancement and likelihood Oiling/Resin Infusion (Occasionally)
    Origin Norway
    Shape Diamond
    Size 5x8
    Mohs scale ratings (hardness) 6 - 6.5
    Bead Care - Avoid the following... Chemicals, Ultrasonic Cleaners