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Malachite · Smooth · Chips · 7mm

SKU CpMal07S024

165 in stock

Strand Length: approx. 15.5 inches.

Size is +/- 1mm due to the freeform chip shape.

100% natural malachite beads.

Malachite, with its vibrant green hues and mesmerizing patterns, is a copper carbonate mineral prized for its beauty and historical significance. Often found in copper deposits, its rich green color varies from light to dark, displaying intricate bands, swirls, and eye-catching designs. Malachite forms as a secondary mineral through the weathering of copper ores, and its striking patterns often arise from the slow dripping of mineral-rich water within caverns and fractures.  This captivating gemstone has been used for centuries as an ornamental stone, pigment, and even in jewelry. Its unique appearance and cultural significance make it a sought-after gemstone for collectors and enthusiasts alike.

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Bead Count

Chip bead strands have varying bead counts. Most product listings contain a photo of a single strand with a penny to give a sense of the size and quantity.

Hole Size

Chip bead hole size: 0.8mm to 1.0mm

Note: These are general guidelines. The actually hole size may be slightly larger or smaller than stated.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review

Chips are such a great budget option for pricy stone types!