Due to the unfortunate outbreak of the coronavirus, delays in incoming shipments may inhibit the restocking of some items.
If an item you need is out-of-stock, we recommend reviewing the "You May Also Like" section
at the bottom of this page or calling our Customer Service team at 1-800-423-2319.
Backorders will be taken but there are no guarantees they will be filled before the auto 60-day cancellation period
as many of our vendors are completely shut down until further notice. We will continue to take and ship orders
as long as possible. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We appreciate your business!
Bead, charoite (stabilized), 6mm round, C grade, Mohs hardness 5 to 6. Sold per 15-1/2" to 16" strand.
Item Number: H20-1234GE
Have a question about this item?
Charoite, one of a small number of the purple gemstones, is a rare mineral that has only been available to the jewelry industry since the late 1970s. Reportedly first discovered in the 1940s in Russia, its only known location to date, Charoite is named for the Charo River in Siberia. The remarkable color of charoite ranges from pale creamy lavender to a decadent array of deep purple hues-sometimes all within the same bead! Smooth charoite beads contain swirling patterns with a marbled, fibrous appearance and veins of white, grey and black. Some charoite beads can have a hint of chatoyancy. Charoite is commonly believed to help release fear and negative energies. Machine-cut from natural charoite rough, then stabilized to improve hardness and polish.
Not what you're looking for? See all Beads