Butter Jade 8mm Polished Round Natural Gemstone Bead Strand


Butter Jade 8mm Stone Strand

Strand contains 50 x 8mm Stone beads

Natural Colour in Polish Finish

Strand Length 40 cm

This sale is for one strand

Butter Jade. Has a creamy yellow colour with dark striations throughout and is sometimes also known as Butter stone. Although it is called 'Jade', it is not however a true Jade. The striations found in the attractive yellow-green sedimentary rock are actually layers containing fossilised algae.

Butter Jade or African Jade is a stone called Stromatolite. This rock is from the Greenstone Belt of southern Africa, which was formed during the Archean Period and is over 2 1/2 billion years old. The Archean Period ?br data-mce-fragment="1">Jade is a protective stone that can guard you against harm, accident, or misfortune.