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Moldavite Bead By the Piece - 9mm Round (AUTHENTICIZED & RARE)

$150.00
SKU 52918my056
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  •  9mm moldavite beads
  • This is for ONE bead.
  • Authenticated by a laboratory in Japan 
  • Cut from the moldavite stones pictured below.
These are the REAL DEAL!!

Between 15 and 20 million years ago, a massive meteorite shower took place in the Czech Republic (Europe) and these stones formed as a result of the fiery impact of the meteorite with Earth.

We are fascinated by things from “outer space”, and I put that in air quotes, because WE are also in outer space, LOL!  And whenever we find this bottle green gem, Jason and I get excited about getting some for the store! If you aren’t familiar with outer space beads – keep reading!

Tektite is natural glass formed by the heat and impact of a meteor, found in North and Central America, Central Europe, Australia, South East Asia, and the Philippines. Tektite comes in earthy colors: dark brown, green, and black. The color is directly related to where they’re from!  

Moldavite is a specific kind of tektite formed by a meteorite impact in southern Germany. It was discovered in the town of Moldauthein which is now in the Czech Republic and identifiable by an olive/bottle-green color. Moldavite has a “growing moss” texture with unusual swirls, folds, and bubbles. 

  • Each bead is slightly different based on the one-of-a-kind nature of the stones.
  • Please contact us and we will happily send you a photo of our current stock to choose from!
  • Jewelry samples are for inspiration. If you'd like to commission a similar custom piece, please contact us!