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    Natural Colour Carnelian 4mm Round Beads

    Natural Colour Carnelian 4mm Round Beads

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    Natural Colour Carnelian Gemstone Round 4mm Beads ~38cm/15" Strand.

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    Natural Colour Carnelian Gemstone Round 4mm 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 (Rarely)
    Origin World wide
    Shape Round
    Size 4mm
    Hole Size Approximate (mm) 0.6
    Mohs scale ratings (hardness) 6.5 - 7