Turquoise Gemstone Beads
Buy natural gemstone beads wholesale. Turquoise gemstone is the birthstone of December. Turquoise gemstone is a widely available stone. However, it is rarely found in its pure, natural form, which we will share more about in this post. Turquoise gemstone can be sky blue green to apple green. Sleeping beauty turquoise gemstone is a pure blue colour and very sought after. A lot of turquoise gemstones, such as chinese turquoise gemstone, contain matrix brown, black or grey veins, which is part of the host rock which the turquoise gemstone has grown amongst.
The blue shades of turquoise gemstone occur when there is the presence of copper in the rock where the turquoise gemstone forms. Turquoise gemstone can also be marked with dark veins that run through it called matrix. Essentially these are the remnants of the rock that hosted the turquoise gemstone as if formed from weathering and oxidation process over million of years. Semi-precious beads wholesale.
Natural Form of Turquoise Beads
The iron oxides hematite often forms the brown matrix turquoise gemstone. Spider web turquoise gemstone beads is another name for turquoise matrix gemstone and takes its name from its spider web like patterns of the thin lines of matrix running throughout them. Its natural form, turquoise gemstone is very rare and accounts for less than 3 % of the turquoise gemstone available on the market. However, stabilised turquoise gemstone is much more common.
This is when the stone has been treated in some way to deal with two main problems associated with a lot turquoise gemstone, its softness and porousness. Buy wholesale gemstone beads for jewellery making.