This magnesite has been stabilized and dyed a lively turquoise blue color. Stabilizing serves to improve hardness, as well as help prevent the absorption of body oils and deterioration from chemicals. May contain white matrix and dark inclusions.
Beads>Grade B>MagnesiteBeadsGrade BMagnesiteBluesBall4mmDyedhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h207638gsH207638GSBead, magnesite (dyed / stabilized), blue, 4mm round, B grade, Mohs hardness 3-1/2 to 4. Sold per 15" to 16" strand.//image1.fmgstatic.com/images/p7638gsb(2).jpg12.3912.39As Low As $6.26 per strand