Chrysocolla 6-6.5mm Round Beads

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These beads are dyed a rich green/blue and may show the occasional inclusion of pyrite. Subtly dyed to enhance natural colour. Sold as temporary strung 37cm (approx) strands.

The name Chrysocolla first appears (315 BC) in the writingsof Theophrastus and is of Greek origin, chrysos meaning "gold" and kolla meaning "glue," in reference to similar-looking material that was used to solder gold but long applied to various green copper minerals.

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