Beads > Gemstone Beads > Coral > Bamboo Coral > Branches > 16-22mm

16-22mm

Like Pearls, Corals help make up the very small list of organic jewelry materials. Also, like pearls, Corals consist of more than 90% calcium carbonate. The corals used in bead and jewelry making are not the protected coral species of the fragile coral reefs, but the more common and hearty species such as corallium japonicum or corallium rubrum. Coral is sensitive to heat, direct sunlight and cosmetics. Currently the International Commission of Colored Gemstones (CIBJO) recognizes only five organic (once living material) gemstones: Ammolite, amber, pearl, jet, and coral. Bamboo coral grows in segmented sections similar to those of bamboo. Match our bamboo coral with turquoise, sterling silver and heishi style beads.

Item Details:

Bamboo Coral Branches Red 16-22mm
Picture of 98ST441-3, Bamboo Coral Branches Red 16-22mm
98ST441-3

1 ST $10.85 ($10.85 per ST)

2 ST $14.50 ($7.25 per ST)

4 ST $21.70 ($5.42 per ST)

Quantity:

Shape: Bamboo Coral
Size: Branches
Finish: 16-22mm
Material: Dyed Lacquered Bamboo Coral
Made in: China
Description: Limited Stock
Like Pearls, Corals help make up the very small list of organic jewelry materials. Also, like pearls, Corals consist of more than 90% calcium carbonate. The corals used in bead and jewelry making are not the protected coral species of the fragile coral reefs, but the more common and hearty species such as corallium japonicum or corallium rubrum. Coral is sensitive to heat, direct sunlight and cosmetics. Currently the International Commission of Colored Gemstones (CIBJO) recognizes only five organic (once living material) gemstones: Ammolite, amber, pearl, jet, and coral. Bamboo coral grows in segmented sections similar to those of bamboo. Match our bamboo coral with turquoise, sterling silver and heishi style beads.
Showroom Aisle: 3
Showroom Section: O
Catalog Page: NEW2012

Visit Our Blog!

Loose Ends Blog

Wubbers Tools

Wubbers Pliers

5 Minute Earrings

How to make a simple pair of earrings Follow these easy instructions to create thousands of incredible earring designs! Click here to watch the video.

Secure Shopping

Shipwreck Beads Inc, Beads, Lacey, WA