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    Sunstone Chip Beads

    Sunstone Chip Beads

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    Sunstone Gemstone Chips 5x8mm (~160pce Strand) - 91cm /36'" Strand.

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    Sunstone Gemstone Chips 5x8mm (~160pce Strand) - 91cm /36'" Strand.

    Sunstone is a plagioclase feldspar, which when viewed from certain directions exhibits a brilliant spangled appearance. The optical effect appears to be due to reflections from inclusions of red copper, The Greeks believed that sunstone protected the earth from calamities and kept the sun on its right track.

    Additional Information

    Stone Type Natural
    Common gemstone enhancement and likelihood Oiling/Resin Infusion (Occasionally)
    Origin Norway, Siberia, USA
    Shape Chips
    Mohs scale ratings (hardness) 6.5 - 7.2
    Bead Care - Avoid the following... Ultrasonic Cleaners