Beads of New Jersey: Franklinite
LEFT TO RIGHT: #1 Group; #2 Size M16; #3 Size B
Franklinite comes from the Sterling Hill Mine in Ogdensburg, NJ and is composed of Franklinite, Calcite, Willemite and Orange Calcite. This stone is fluorescent but not radioactive!
Franklinite is said to promote self-expression and diplomacy.
DetailsThe Size B bead measures approximately 17mm outside diameter and has a solid sterling core of 4.37mm. It also is adorned with a hand-stamped sterling bead cap.