This handcrafted magnesite bracelet has the look of turquoise at a fraction of the cost. It is made of 6mm light blue magnesite beads. The magnesite oval on top measures approximately 35mm or 1.38 inches long by 25mm or 0.98 inches wide. The pewter fish on the sides measure approximately 26mm or 1.02 inches long by 19mm or 0.75 inches wide.
In nature, magnesite is usually white. This stone is often dyed a variety of colors, and it is especially dyed to simulate turquoise. Though it is not as expensive as turquoise, magnesite has its own place in jewelry. This stone is said to be calming and balancing. It allows us to accept others and ourselves more readily. It is even said to strengthen teeth and bones, and to ease the symptoms of PMS.