Re: Carnelian Beads
Re: Carnelian beads, like blanks. anyone know where they're made? India? -- lindabd Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: Beadman Post Reply
04/12/2018, 15:15:43

Hello Linda,

These appear to be rough-outs that have been tumble-polished, rather than being typically refined and made into "nice" shapes.

The rough-outs are not "faceted." They are flaked or knapped—much like flint has been worked for thousands of years, to make implements and tools.

Although they might be from India, I know similar (quartz) beads from China.

Be well. Jamey

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