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    Larvikite 8mm Round Beads

    Larvikite 8mm Round Beads

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    Larvikite Stone Round 8mm temporary strung 38cm (approx) strands.

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    Larvikite Stone Round 8mm temporary strung 38cm (approx) strands.

    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 Waxing/Oiling (Occasionally)
    Origin Norway
    Shape Round
    Size 8mm
    Hole Size Approximate (mm) 1.0
    Mohs scale ratings (hardness) 6 - 6.5
    Bead Care - Avoid the following... Chemicals, Ultrasonic Cleaners