Trapezoid shaped semi precious white gemstone Howlite bead pendant.
It is drilled with a 4 mm hole side to side near the top so you can put it on your own cord or wire, or use it in your own bead creation.
The focal point bead is 50 mm long by 20 mm wide and 10 mm thick.
Howlite is a white semi precious gemstone material with grayish black veining, that makes for lovely designer cabochons.
Our Howlite is from Tick Canyon in Los Angeles County, California.
Howlite is found in massive "cauliflower" shaped nodule and is named for its discoverer Henry How (a Nova Scotia geologist).
Howlite cabochons are sometimes sold as White Turquoise or White Buffalo.
Howlite is fairly soft, about a 3.5. These designer cabochons take a great polish and look like porcelain.
Metaphysical Properties: Howlite is said to decrease selfishness, stress, pain, and rudeness. It is believed it increases tact and heightens creativity.