Size: 8mm-L x 5mm-W x 5mm-D
Qty: 12 Beads / Length: 4 in.
Weight: 4.5 g.
Pietersite is named for the man that discovered it. It is mined in Africa and China. It has a wonderful, earthy canvas and can be used in a diverse collection of designs. Its color is equally masculine and feminine and can be used for jewelry for either gender.
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 6.5-7
Pietersite (black/ red-brown /gray-blue/ beige) works with the third eye chakra, which is positioned at the center of the forehead. Pietersite stimulates the pineal gland. It promotes self love, guidance, and loyalty by dissolving stubborn mental blocks and clearing confusion. Pietersite resonates with the astrological signs Leo and Sagittarius.