Natural Turquoise Magnesite Howlite Gemstone Beads 8mm

R 79.92 ZAR

Natural Turquoise Magnesite Howlite Gemstone Beads 8mm Howlite Turquoise is a beautiful robin's egg blue color, springy and fresh looking! Howlite was named in honor of 19th century geologist Henry How, who was the first to write about the stone in the scientific community. How originally called the stone silicoborocalcite. Howlite is now the recognized name since it is so much easier to say! Naturally, howlite is opaque white or light grey with streaks of black, brown, or grey. Because of its porosity, Howlite is often dyed and used as an affordable alternative to turquoise.   It is frequently found in distinctive cauliflower-like clusters or nodules. It is a calcium borosilicate hydroxide, most often mined in Eastern Canada and California, though found in several other locations around the world.  Howlite is said to have a calming effect upon its wearer, and encourages the health of bones and teeth. Natural D Grade Mohs Hardness: 3 to 3-1/2 Size: 8mm Hole Size: 1.2mm Thickness: 8mm Strand Length: 42cm SOLD PER STRAND - +/- 54 PIECES PER STRAND

Hurry, there are only 5 item(s) left!

Size: 25 x 17mm

  • 25 x 17mm

Color: Turquoise

  • Turquoise

Shipping To Your Door Anywhere In South Africa!

Description

Natural Turquoise Magnesite Howlite Gemstone Beads 8mm

Howlite Turquoise is a beautiful robin's egg blue color, springy and fresh looking! Howlite was named in honor of 19th century geologist Henry How, who was the first to write about the stone in the scientific community. How originally called the stone silicoborocalcite. Howlite is now the recognized name since it is so much easier to say! Naturally, howlite is opaque white or light grey with streaks of black, brown, or grey. Because of its porosity, Howlite is often dyed and used as an affordable alternative to turquoise.  

It is frequently found in distinctive cauliflower-like clusters or nodules. It is a calcium borosilicate hydroxide, most often mined in Eastern Canada and California, though found in several other locations around the world. 

Howlite is said to have a calming effect upon its wearer, and encourages the health of bones and teeth.

  • Natural
  • D Grade
  • Mohs Hardness: 3 to 3-1/2
  • Size: 8mm
  • Hole Size: 1.2mm
  • Thickness: 8mm
  • Strand Length: 42cm
  • SOLD PER STRAND - +/- 54 PIECES PER STRAND

Shipping & Delivery

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING

Beaded Creations delivers countrywide in South Africa.

While Beaded Creations endeavours always to adhere to delivery times and schedules please allow 2 to 3 "Business Days" for your order to be processed.

Parcels will then be shipped out, and depending on your location, delivery will take anywhere between another 3 to 5 "Business Days" (Excluding weekends & public holidays).

During promotions and special sale events delivery times and schedules may be varied due to the influx of customer orders. During such promotions and promotional events, processing and delivery of goods shall be 7 to 12 "Business Days" from date of confirmation of order but may be delivered before such time.

PLEASE NOTE: ORDER PROCESSING AND DELIVERIES DO NOT TAKE PLACE ON WEEKENDS OR PUBLIC HOLIDAYS.

Deliveries may be delayed due to force majeure, logistical, promotional, and other considerations.

COMBINED PREORDER AND IN STOCK ORDERS

If you have ordered a combination of Preorder and In Stock items, the entire order is held until the preorder stock arrives. This is to save you on shipping costs.

Preorder items can take anywhere from 15 to 30 days for delivery depending on the manufacturing, quantity, and details of the item. This is an ESTIMATED timeframe only, and your items can arrive sooner.

Should you wish to receive your in-stock items sooner, we request that you place a separate order to your preorder items.

Following the developments related to - Corona Virus - COVID-19, we would like to inform you that we are working around the clock to ensure that there are minimal delays and interruptions of our services. The health and safety of our customers and our team is our highest priority, and we are taking the necessary measures following the recommendations of the World Health Organization and local public health authorities, to ensure we continue to serve you with zero compromise on the well-being of all parties. Thank you for your understanding and support in this regard.

Preorder

Prior to placing your Preorder please see our PLACING A PREORDER page in the footer of our website to make sure you understand the timeline + details.

You can order this item with any other In Stock item/s. It will ship in ONE parcel with your additional In Stock item/s as soon as it has been received from our vendors. You will not be charged additional shipping. Should you wish to receive your In Stock items sooner, we request that you place a separate order to your preorder items.