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ornate heartsTwo ornate 'puffy' silver heart beads, hollow in the center with holes at top and bottom for stringing. Each is about 1" wide and lightweight. Sold as a set of two. I will consider selling them separately -- so let me know if you'd like to buy only one for $19.00.

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ocean jasperOcean Jasper is a rare and lovely Jasper variety found only on the coastline in Madagascar.  In fact, there is only one place where it is mined, and it can only be collected at low tide!  It is a silicon dixoide mineral, with vibrant colors of white, green, pink, red and black -- with a signature that is oceanic indeed.  Some specimens resemble abstract paintings, or circular, cell-like and amoeba-like shapes swimming in wild and unpredictable patterns.  Those who ascribe spiritual qualities to stones say that Ocean Jasper is a stone of joy and high spirits, and can focus the wearer on the positive aspects of life, and even help to heal depression.  It can be used for stone mosaics, ornamentation, and jewelry, as seen in this exotic example from Madstarsilver on Etsy.com.  The Bead is pleased to offer an exquisite sample on our own Etsy site:  http://tinyurl.com/atcs2p3  

 

 

 

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