Login - Create Account
Home>Shop by Shape>Square>12mm
Snowflake Obsidian 12mm Square 8"
Snowflake Obsidian 12mm Square 8"
Item Id: SNO12SQU-8
In Stock
You need to be a registered customer to order this product. Please Login to your account or click here to Register.
Add to Wish List Add to Wish List
Snowflake Obsidian is a naturally occurring volcanic glass. It is formed when felsic lava extruded from a volcano cools without crystal growth. Obsidian has been known since prehistoric times, and has some fascinating properties as well as some important practical uses. In addition to its use as a gemstone, obsidian has been used in cardiac surgery, as well-crafted obsidian blades have a cutting edge many times sharper than high-quality steel surgical scalpels.In some stones, the inclusion of small, white clustered crystals of cristobalite in the black glass produce a blotchy or snowflake pattern, and this is known in the gem trade as snowflake obsidian.
Mohs hardness: 5.5.
Approx. Strand Length: 8-inch
Origin: Mexico
Approx. Bead per Strand: 16
Related Items
Bronzite 12mm Square 8
Bronzite 12mm Square 8"
Turritella Agate 12mm Square 8
Turritella Agate 12mm Square 8"
Druzy Green 10mm Square 8
Druzy Green 10mm Square 8"
Goldstone 14mm Square Double Drill 8
Goldstone 14mm Square Double Drill 8"
Polychrome Jasper 12mm Square 8
Polychrome Jasper 12mm Square 8"
Mexican Laguna Lace Agate 12mm Square 8
Mexican Laguna Lace Agate 12mm Square 8"
Recently Viewed Items
Browse Similar Items
Shop by Shape>Square
8-Inch Strands>Snowflake Obsidian
Shop by Color>Black

Wholesale Only

Our site is best used with current web browsers. Click here to get the most updated browsers.
Free Shipping Inspiration My Account FAQs About Us Contact