Beads, Natural Gaspeite Chips 16-18" with Sterling Extender.
Spring Green Brings Us Out of the Winter Blues.
A recent discovery, Gaspeite is a very rare nickel carbonate mineral named after the place it was first discovered; the Gaspé Peninsula in Eastern Canada. The mineral was first discovered in 1966. Specimens have also been found in New Mexico in the United States and in Western Australia. Gaspeite is typically a pale to bright green color that is often referred to as apple green.
Handmade in Santa Fe, New Mexico since 1987.