|Price is per 16-inch strand of these beautiful beads. Each measures 8mm x 6mm. Fantasic Aurora Borealis color effect. Lighter color than the picture. Just like hand-made Marano glass from Venice, Italy.|
Glass beads are very popular for necklaces, bracelets, anklets and piercing. They are also popular on lamps, head caps and tiaras. Because glass is a cheaper alternative to crystal and more available. There are also many more shapes, styles and colors available in glass beads than there are in crystal beads. These shapes can range from simple designs for example spheres, teardrops and leaves to original and obscure designs that can be indescribable.
All types of crystal have this magical power, but individual color crystal is believed to have other uses too. Rose quartz, the stone of unconditional love, is great for emotional healing. Red, yellow, and orange stones are said to produce energy; clear and aquamarine stones are healers; and lavender and blue-violet are calming stones.
Pure rock crystal is clear, but usually quart comes in a variety of opacity. Milky quartz is cloudy because of microscopic inclusions of fluid embodied in the crystal at the start of its life. Creating an attractive effect of a crystal within a crystal, giving the interior a ghostly appearance. Smoky Quartz is caused by natural radiation from nearby granite rocks which have a small amount of radioactivity