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10-13mm

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 Red Chip 10-13mm Average
Picture of 99ST441-7, Bamboo Coral Red Chip 10-13mm Average
99ST441-7

1 ST $5.65 ($5.65 per ST)

2 ST $8.50 ($4.25 per ST)

5 ST $17.00 ($3.40 per ST)

15 ST $48.95 ($3.26 per ST)

Quantity:

Shape: Bamboo Coral
Size: Chips
Finish: 10-13mm
Material: Dyed Lacquered Bamboo Coral
Made in: China
Description: 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.
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