These gorgeous beads are natural Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl Quartz, so called because the the light playing on these beads causes a natural Chatoyancy resembling a cat's eye. What is Chatoyancy you ask? Light shining on the stone seems to move across the surface of the stone, a phenomenon known as 'Chatoyancy' coming from the French word for cat's eye. These beads range in color from steely black to sultry gray to shiny white. Pairing well with thee hand made 0.900 silver beads from India and silver-plated faceted Pewter spacer beads. A sterling silver extension chain with a trigger clasp provides flexible length to the necklace. A pair of matching earrings completes the set.
Length: 17 to 20.5 inches
Beading Wire: 0.19"/49 strand clear-coated stainless steel professional quality beading wire with sterling silver crimps, crimp guards and crimp covers.
Bead size: 10 mm rounds and 8 mm rondelles. 5 mm Silver beads.
Earrings: 1. 75 inches from your piercing on sterling silver ear wires.
Care: Clean with soft fabric, or non-abrasive polishing cloth. Avoid direct contact with perfumes, hairspray, and deodorants. Jewelry should be worn after application of cosmetics. Store wrapped in soft fabric or sealed in plastic bag.
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