Hematite is the mineral form of iron oxide. Hematite's popularity in jewelry was at its peak in Europe during the Victorian era, and has since seen a strong resurgence in North America. These gemstones are individually cut and drilled by hand. Shapes and details may vary slightly, lending each bead unique characteristics. All of FusionBeads.com's hematite gemstone beads are graded AB. Learn all about gemstones in our Gemstone Q and A.
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