Strand Length: approx. 15.5 inches.
100% natural black spinel beads.
Spinel has a specific gravity of 3.6g/cm3, meaning that they are about 30% heavier than quartz. If you need something to add a little weight to your jewelry, this is it!
Spinel has a deep black color and a slightly metallic luster. It is found in a number of different locations around the world, including Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Australia. This gemstone is one of the harder stones with a Mohs Hardness of 8, making it ideal for use in rings, pendants, and earrings. Black spinel is also believed to have a number of metaphysical properties, including the ability to grounding and protection. As a result, the gemstone is often worn by people who are looking to encourage positive energy and ward off negative influences.