OREGON SUNSTONE FACETED DISC BEAD STRAND
Type: NATURAL SUNSTONE
Origin: OREGON, USA
Carat Weight: 64.7
Strand Length: 14 inches/380mm Bead Size: 6 x 3 mm
Cut / Shape : Faceted / Disc
Color: Orange Copper tones w/schiller
Great sparkle in these beads photo does not do them justice.
Oregon Sunstone - is a calcium rich species of plagioclase feldspar the term is used to describe translucent adventurescent / schiller labradorite / andesine containing light reflecting native copper platelets. Main features of the Oregon Sunstone are body colors ranging from pinks and tans to oranges, even greens and reds as well as bicolors, and fine grained coppery shiller which allows for transparency in the stone yet still produces the phenomenon of aventurescence or "glitter". Every combination of shiller or lack of it and color is found.
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