Amazonite Single Beads

Difficult to find and greatly valued since prehistoric times .. these ancient beads from Mali and Mauritania are very sought after and sold by weight in Africa.


Amazonite -sometimes called Amazon stone-is a variety of microcline feldspar
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Highly collectible, these ancient and attractive specimens
show a good range of colour and shape and are all in lovely condition
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Amazonite is valued by its weight in grams when bought in Africa and is similarly priced here.

44 x 18 mm
ans 224-22   58

18 x 19
ans 224-23   38

26 x 20 x 14
ans 224-24   38

5 x 28 x 24
ans 224-25   22

23 x 11 x 17 Sold
ans 224-26   18

5 x 17 x 16 Sold
ans 224-27   12

13 x 14 x 7  oval
ans 224-28   12

14 x 10 x 6
ans 224-29   6

14 x 7 cube Sold
ans 224-30   8

11 x 8 x 7 Sold
ans 224-31   6

7 x 9 x 6 oval
ans 224-32   4

7 x 16 x 15
ans 224-33   10

7 x 19 x 13
ans 224-34   8

5 x 18 x 11  tri
ans 224-35   18

5 x 21 x 8
ans 224-36   12

5 x 13 x 10
ans 224-37   12

8 x 12 x 8
ans 224-38   8

17 x 25 ch
ans 224-01   8

16 x 19  sph
ans 224-03   26

20 x 15 x 35
ans 224-07   38

12 x 20 x 30
ans 224-09   22

12 x 11 21 tri
ans 224-11   14

8 x 11 x 22
ans 224-12   14

8 x 11
ans 224-17   8

9 x 11
ans 224-18   8

7 x 9 x 22   Sold
ans 224-19 18

27 x 14  cyl
ans 219-41   18

19 x 14 x 8
ans 219-31   12

18 x 11  cyl
ans 219-43   10

16 x 11 x 8
ans 219-52   8

Large Pendants and Plaques

25 x 23 x 15 Wt. 14.5 gr
ans 219-83   52

23 x 27 x 15 Wt. 14.5 gr
ans 219-84   52

8 x 24 x 24  Wt. 8.5 gr
ans 219-85   30

12 x 26 x 21   Wt. 11 gr
ans 219-86   38

12 x 26 x 22   Wt. 12 gr
ans 219-87   42

41 x 25 x 20   Wt. 32 gr
ans 219-62   78

38 x 30 x 20   Wt. 32 gr
ans 219-63   78

18 x 25 x 17   Wt. 14 gr
ans 219-68   48

Key: tri = triangular      sph = spherical      cyl = cylinder     > = direction of hole
Found amongst the Amazonite beads:
* = Unknown black stone  ch =  Chip on side

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