Add the colors of the harvest into your designs with these matte carnelian 6mm roundel beads from Dakota Stones. These beads are thin rounds and slightly cylindrical in shape, making them perfect for use as spacers. These beads feature warm matte colors that range from deep red to orange, honey and pale yellow. Carnelian is a translucent chalcedony or an A-grade agate that receives its beautiful red tints from iron oxides. These have been sandblasted to give them a matte finish. Carnelian is also known as the Mecca stone and natural agate. It has a Mohs hardness of 6.5. Most deep red carnelian is heat treated to darken the material evenly. Metaphysical Properties: Often known as a motivation stone, carnelian is used for physical training and balancing body energy levels.
Because gemstones are natural materials, appearances may vary from bead to bead. Carnelian is heat-treated to have a consistent color across the bead and strand. The color is very consistent. Each strand includes approximately 34 beads.