What is the natural color of lava beads?
A naturally porous (filled with natural holes and bubbles) stone means they are lightweight and a perfect stone for jewelry that is comfortable to wear. Lava beads occur naturally in three colors, including black, grey and brown.
Can you color lava beads?
Lava Rock beads are also deceptively lightweight too, so they are very comfortable to wear. And while they most commonly appear in black or gray, they can be dyed different colors too. Best of all, Lava Rock beads are relatively inexpensive compared to gemstones.
What color are lava stones?
The color of lava rock depends on the peak temperature the lava flow reaches, as well as what impurities are in the rock. Colors can include black, red (Shown here), gray, brown, metallic silver, pink, and green.
How long do lava beads last?
The lava beads are black or brown (if you ordered a bracelet with natural brown lava). They are porous with “craters” on them. You can drop one drop of oil on each bead (a little goes a long way, so you only have to put them on a couple of the beads) and it will last 2-3 days.
Are white lava beads natural?
White “Lava” Stone: Natural lava (basalt) is only available in shades of black and brown. All white and other colors that are commercially sold as lava are a similar stone (likely pumice, which is also volcanic). Due to the porous nature, these beads are a great carrier for essential oil aromatherapy jewelry.
How do you clean white lava beads?
Lava bracelets, Lava necklaces or other gemstone we use, can be cleaned using warm soapy water, shampoo or any other gentle cleanser that does not contain acid or any other stronger impurities. We recommend that you wash your jewelry before using new essential oils or change them on.
How long does essential oil last on lava beads?
A drop or two might last 2-4 hours, if you use more oil it can last 24 hours. Some stronger oils will last longer than lighter oils. The best thing to do is to find your favorite and reapply when you notice the scent is gone.
Is lava stone a gemstone?
Lava stones are not really officially recognized as gemstones. In fact, from a geological point of view, they are not gemstones at all! We call them lava stones since this sounds so much better than volcanic rock or pumice stone or igneous rock.