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Amethyst Tiny Faceted Saucer 3x4mm

Amethyst Tiny Faceted Saucer 3x4mm
Amethyst Tiny Faceted Saucer 3x4mm
Amethyst Tiny Faceted Saucer 3x4mm View the Strand Variance
15-16" strand $11.90
½ strand (loose) $6.45

Unique, faceted saucer beads add enchanting sparkle to any design. Add a group of saucers to a wire bead link and create a delicate, stand out focal or add to earring designs for extra shimmer.

Item # 61117
Beads per strand (approximately) 144
Hole size 0.8mm
Weight 7.25 g

More about Amethyst

Due to its beautiful coloring, amethyst is one of the most prized members of the quartz family. The ancient Greeks believed that drinking wine from a vessel made from amethyst would make the drinker immune to intoxication (nice try!). In fact, the word “amethyst” is derived from the ancient Greek word “amethystos”, which means “not drunk”. Our amethyst gemstone beads are a deep, rich violet color. If you prefer a paler, lighter coloring, try our Lavender Amethyst variety.

Traces of iron in the quartz give amethyst gemstones their distinctive hue, which ranges from pale lavender to deep violet. Amethyst deposits can be found in Brazil, Madagascar, Zambia, Uruguay, Burma, India, Canada, Mexico, Namibia, Russia, Sri Lanka, and The United States (Arizona).

Long associated with sobering qualities, amethyst is used today to benefit the crown chakra. This stone is thought to help those with frequent headaches. Amethyst is the birthstone for February.

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