Lovely semiprecious gemstone K2 bead pendant.
It is drilled side to side near the top with a 4 mm hole for stringing on your own cord or wire, or in your bead creation.
It is 53 mm by 16.5 mm wide and 11 mm thick.
This focal point bead material known as K2 or K2 Azurite Granite. Some people are calling it K2 Jasper, however it is not a Jasper, it is a Granite stone with lovely splotches of royal blue Azurite.
It is highly unusual to find a copper mineral (Azurite) in a granite rock. It is believed the granite formed first and then the Azurite crystalized within the granite grains.
This gorgeous gemstone cabochon material is coming from northern Pakistan. K2 Azurite Granite rough rock was mined at the base of the second highest mountain in the world, K2, which is second in height only to Mt. Everest.