Genuine Natural Chrysocolla Round Bead 5-7mm, sold by the bead. These beads are a rougher and more organic cut of a round bead and will have sizing variations of up to 2mm in general size along with some being more smooth and some being more rough.
A truly organic cut in its natural state, un-dyed and free of enhancements. A spectacular addition to designs with turquoise.
This stone looks beautiful with lapis, apatite or turquoise in jewelry designs. Chrysocolla has an attractive blue-green color and is a minor ore of copper, having a hardness of 2.5 to 3.5. The name comes from the Greek chrysos, "gold", and kolla, "glue", in allusion to the name of the material used to solder gold, and was first used by Theophrastus in 315 BCE.