Some gemstones are precious in nature while others are semi-precious. Kyanite is another variety of gemstones which can be found mainly in pendants, brooches and earring.Kyanite s have been discovered in 19th century and Greek’s called it ‘Kuanos’ or ‘kyanos’ which illustrate ‘blue’. Disthene, Cyanite and Rhaeticite are some of its other names. Various facts acknowledge that this highly precious gemstone comes in vibrant blue or blue-green shades. Due to its rare look and brittle appearance this gemstone offers challenge towards jewelry craft persons to promulgate various cuts and designs. For example, some of the prevalent shapes available in kyanite beads include briolette, oval, cushion, drops, round, marquise and tumble.
In various historical facts, it has been mentioned that kyanite gemstone even used in compass as it helped travelers to know the exact direction of a place. The point is this gemstone contains some magnetic forces in it, which communicate the ensuing directions and helped travelers.
Through history we come to know about the properties of semi-precious stones. For example, we have heard that semi-precious stone in reality are natural stones, which are polished and transformed into different shapes which facilitate in formulating a final product. As already stated that kyanite is an exotic gem, which you will rarely find its place in jewelry pieces, unless and until you order it to include it in the final product. The best place to find kyanite beads is in jewelry stores which deal with mineral dealers or artisan jewelry stores of repute.
Jewelry craft persons know that only the high quality kyanite can be cut and transformed into cabochons and faceted stones. This is the reason why kyanite beads come in flat geometrical shapes and the occurrence of the stone is found in its thin blades. Only the experienced cutters are required to cut the brittle kyanite so as to provide a tremendous kyanite bead. The final product of this gemstone finds its place in different precious rings, pendants, earrings and other jewelry.
Kyanite gemstone found its place in jewelry through various mines located in Switzerland, Brazil, Myanmar, Zimbabwe, Kenya and mountainous part of USA. No doubt the prevalent shades in which kyanite beads are available include vibrant blue and blue-green combo, but some other shades in which you will find this gem include grey and white.
Kyanite Oval Beads Approximately 8X10mm. Strand Has 15-16 Inch Length. Price Per Strand
Green Kyanite Beads Round 9mm. Strand Length 15-16 Inch . Price Per Strand.
Kyanite Beads Oval Smooth Graduated from 4X7mm To 7X9mm. These Gem Quality Kyanite Are Rare To Find, Flawless Blue Color Reminds High Quality Sapphires, Strand length 16 Inch, Price Per Strand.