The hand-knapping creates a primitive effect desirable in ethnic designs. Colors may vary from light to medium orange, often with banding and occasional inclusions. Carnelian has been dyed and heated to enhance the beauty of orange-red color. Sizes, shapes and colors may vary with handcrafted items.
Beads>Grade C>CarnelianBeadsGrade CCarnelianRedsFlat Round/Coin15mmKnappedhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h208845gsH208845GSBead, carnelian (dyed / heated), 15x10mm-20x10mm hand-knapped flat round with 0.4-1.4mm hole, C grade, Mohs hardness 6-1/2 to 7. Sold per 15" to 16" strand.//image1.fmgstatic.com/images/p8845gsb(2).jpg10.4710.47As Low As $5.41 per strand