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5mm Tanzanite Purple Pinched Oval Beads [100]

5mm Tanzanite Purple Pinched Oval Beads [100]
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Price per Lot: $3.80
Lots Available: 11
Item No. (bin): G1861 (bma+)

Style:  G1861
 
Cost per bead:  3.8 cents

Bead material:  Glass

Country of origin:  Czech Republic

Size/shape:  5mm slender ovals with angular sides, a total of 6 sides altogether.

Colors/description:
  Translucent bluish purple (please see comments below).
 
Hole size:  1mm (estimated).

Defects:
  The beads appear to be in good shape.

How photographed:  At the window in natural daylight.

Comments:  I have noticed that Tanzanite purple beads can look more or less blue, depending on the light source.  In daylight, they look more blue, whereas in fluorescent light, they look almost like amethyst purple (which is more reddish).
 
Date first posted:  September 29, 2010
 
Supplier:  E
 
Caleb's notes:

5mm Tanzanite Purple Pinched Oval Beads [100]
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