BIG Rainbow Calsilica Handcut Triangle Pendant Bead or Buy 2 for Earring Pair

BIG Rainbow Calsilica Handcut Triangle Pendant Bead or Buy 2 for Earring Pair

Item #: BP3117

BIG Rainbow Calsilica Handcut Triangle Pendant Bead or Buy 2 for Earring Pair

One (1) Rainbow Calsilica Handcut Triangle Pendant Bead OR Buy 2 for Earring Pair.  These measure 25mm by 51mm tall.  GORGEOUS colors.

Rainbow Calsilica is an opaque gem with colorful stripes/layers of light and dark blue, green, yellow, orange, red, white/cream, black and even pink. Rainbow Calsilica is a popular gem and is sometimes available as cabochons, carvings and beads.  This layered spectrum of vibrant colors is a composition of calcite and silica, found in quartz and a major component of sand.  It has been claimed to be mined in Chihuahua, Mexico were it was allegedly discovered in the veins or seams of volcanic rhyolite in the mine with photos of the material in the mine existing, however, when tested by the Swiss Gemological Institute, their findings determined that the base white materials were indeed Calcite, with man-made coloring pigments within the specimens.  Whether bonded naturally or synthetically with a clay mineral called allophane, and the reddish layers hematite is present and Celestine in the pitch-dark (black).  Natural or not, it is a beautiful stone and jewelry designers love it.

Inventory: 2 in Stock

Regular price $29.95 $28.85