We welcome Elements of the World: Silicon to The American Bead Collection!! Silicon is the second most abundant element in the world, second only to oxygen!! It’s found in sand, water, rocks, soil, plants and the atmosphere! The separation process from Quartz sand is to hear the sand to 1800°C. What remains is Silicon and it’s considered to be mystical with properties that improve dexterity, enhance memory, is grounding and promotes Grace.