Gemstone Beads, Kunzite, Natural, Round, 6mm
The soft pink and purple hues of these Natural, Round, 6mm, Kunzite, Gemstone Beads are well-suited for feminine jewelry designs and special occasions such as Valentine's Day or Mother's Day, especially strung with Pearls.
Combine with other pink or purple stones for tone-on-tone effects. Amethyst, especially the lavender variety, looks stunning alongside Kunzite
For pink gemstone combinations, Morganite pairs perfectly. On the opposite end of the color wheel, greens provide stark contrast as well as a floral kind of vibe when Kunzite is used with Emerald, Chrome Diopside, Green Aventurine or varieties of Jade.
There really isn't a color that doesn't pair well with the soft pink to purple of Kunzite. All metal tones work well with Kunzite, though rose gold can especially coordinate well with its own pinkish hue.
Kunzite is a composite of lithium, aluminum and silicate, which naturally forms in large sizes. It's fairly common to find high-quality stones that weigh at least 20 karats. The crystal structure displays distinct pleochroism, which means Kunzite can appear to display two or three colors depending on the light source and orientation of the gem. Most typically, Kunzite is a pale pinkish or lilac color, but can also be more vividly colored. Kunzite gem-quality stones are naturally transparent and tend to be eye clean, meaning the stone is free of inclusions to the naked eye. When Kunzite gemstones do have inclusions, they are commonly aligned tubes.
The color of Kunzite has been known to fade with prolonged exposure to strong, direct light, so it's best to not store this stone where the sun or bright lights will constantly shine on it.
Kunzite has a moderate hardness with a Mohs of 6-1/2, making it a durable enough stone for most jewelry applications. A sharp enough blow on a Kunzite gemstone, though, can cause it to split due to the stone's distinct cleavage. It's best to remove Kunzite jewelry before engaging in sports or other athletic activities.
To clean Kunzite, use a soft brush or cloth along with soapy water. Avoid harsh cleaners, chemicals, ultrasonic cleaners or steam. It is recommended to store Kunzite jewelry in a soft cloth bag or on its own velveteen pad so the stone won't scratch or be scratched by other materials
**Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. Beaded Creations® does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.
NB* Natural gemstone or semi precious stones come from minerals. Due to their natural form, the stones may have tiny flaws. Cutting or polishing or different batches also makes every piece of gemstone vary in color and size.
- Mohs Hardness: 6-1/2
- Diameter: 6mm
- Hole: 1mm
- Color: Pink To Violet
- Origin: Nigeria
- Strand Length: 39cm
- SOLD PER STRAND - APPROXIMATELY 60 BEADS PER STRAND