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Multicolor Apatite · Ombre · Microfaceted · Round · 4mm

$8.95
SKU 4RdApaOmb04MF035

152 in stock

Strand Length: approx. 15 inches.

100% natural apatite beads! A gorgeous mix of blue, green, and yellow apatite.

The most prolific deposits of apatite are found in ancient marine and lakebed environments and consist of mineralized debris from water-dwelling organisms.

Apatite gemstones can vary from translucent to opaque and with vivid green, yellow, and blue colors, depending on their chemical composition. It is commonly used as an index mineral because pure apatite is near a perfect five on the Mohs Hardness Scale.

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Bead Count

Count of beads on a strand:

  • 2mm = 170 Beads
  • 3mm = 115 Beads
  • 4mm = 85 Beads
Note: These are general guidelines. The actually count may be greater or slightly less than stated.
Hole Size

Bead hole size ranges:

  • 2mm = 0.3mm to 0.5mm
  • 3mm = 0.3mm to 0.5mm
  • 4mm = 0.5mm to 0.8mm
Note: These are general guidelines. The actually hole size may be slightly larger or smaller than stated.
Recommendations

For beads 4mm and smaller, it is recommended to start with stringing wires no larger than .013inch / .033mm. This will ensure a proper fit and in most cases allow for feeding of the wire tip back through the beads for a clean finish.

Elastic cords can be used with beads 4mm and larger, but it will not fit through most beads smaller than 4mm. It's recommended to use 0.5mm elastic cord.

These recommendations are intended to help guide you for a successful project. With time and experience you'll discover what works best for your designs.

Customer Reviews

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Multi-colored Apatite

These multi-colored Apatite beads are really pretty. They are multi-faceted and well cut. It's nice to have a variety of the colors that Apatite comes in. My order was very well packaged and shipment was prompt.

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Daisy

Beautiful color

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Elaine K.
Beautiful

Got more of these to add to my stock from a previous order. Matched perfectly