Archive for "Abalone Beads"

10 Mar

Honey Garnet Bead Faced and Inlaid with Paua Abalone-$275-BeadDup17

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Honey Hydrogrossular Garnet (HGG) is extremely rare and beautiful. Very translucent, almost like glowing ice that is a light honey color. Nicely shaped and faced with Paua Abalone from New Zealand. There are 8 different inlays on this bead that are also Paua Abalone. This is difficult and time consuming to make but beautiful and […]

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10 Mar

White Garnet Bead Faced with Red Abalone-$85-BeadWG6

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White Hydrogrossular Garnet (HGG) is extremely rare and beautiful. Very translucent, almost like glowing ice. Nicely shaped and faced with Red Pacific Abalone. There are some white shadows here and there this piece just like most of the white garnet pieces I make. High quality material is rare even world wide. This grade A+ white […]

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10 Mar

Big Sur Blue Jade Bead with Paua Abalone-$145-BeadBS9

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Beautiful blue jade/serpentine bead faced with Paua abalone from New Zealand. Looking close at this bead, there are crystals of Iron Pyrite throught the material. This is a rare material made from Big Sur Blue Nephrite Jade and Blue Serpentine. There is also some black colors mixed in. The specific gravity was measured in between […]

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