Amazonite takes its name from the fantastic river the Amazon, since it was found and named in this locale.Moreover the green color veined of lighter tones of this stone makes think of the color of the waters of this river. Amazonite was also used as an ornament in Egyptian, Mesopotamian, and Greek civilizations. Even in modern times, it is often used as jewelry in bracelets and pendants as in ancient times.
Features of Amazonite Beads
Crystallography:TriclinicMohs hardness: 6-6.5Birthstone: ---Typical treatments: Infusion/ImpregnationOccurrence:Peru / Brazil / Russia / Mozambique / Uighur etc.