These malachite necklaces are made from gemstones mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Necklaces of hand made, round malachite beads.
In Africa Malachite has been used as a gemstone and sculptural material for thousands of years and is still popular today. Today it is most often cut into cabochons or beads for jewelry use.
Each Strand is 35 – 40 cm long
Beads are 8 - 10 mm