Oval shaped semi precious gemstone Howlite bead pendant. It is drilled with a small 2 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. It is 46 mm long by 19 mm wide and 9 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 increases tact. It is also said to help bones, teeth, calcium levels and leg cramps. And it heightens creativity.
Cabochons are stones cut for jewelry and are measured in mm. One inch is equal to about 25 mm.
Shipping terms: Cabochons are shipped First Class within the U.S. for FREE. You can upgrade to Priority Mail Small Flat Rate Box for $5.00.
We offer First Class International shipping for $5.00. First Class usually takes from 2 weeks up to 8 weeks internationally and it is NOT tracked. You can choose to upgrade to Priority Mail for $20.00 to Canada or $22.00 anywhere else.