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Black Spinel Beads (30)

Beautiful, durable and affordable, the dark sparkle of Black Spinel Beads makes them very popular with jewelry artists. Spinel is plentiful and found in many places throughout the world, and it forms naturally in an array of different colors.  This hard gem has a look that rivals diamonds, rubies and sapphires, yet costs much less. If you want affordble beads online, the Bead Traders has it. Because we buy beads in volume, you will always get everything you need in beading supplies for a great price.

3.5-4mm Metallic Champagne plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 103 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Champagne plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 103 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

2.5-3mm Black Spinel faceted rondelle beads 13.5 inch 160 pieces

2.5-3mm Black Spinel faceted rondelle beads 13.5 inch 160 pieces

$10.00

2.5-3mm approximate measure for these Black Spinel faceted rondelle beads presented on a 13.5 inch strand of 160 pieces.

3.5-4mm Metallic Cocoa Brown plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 117 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Cocoa Brown plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 117 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

3.5-4mm Metallic Copper Rose plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 100 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Copper Rose plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 100 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

3-3.5mm Black Spinel Faceted Rondelle Beads 14 inch 175 pieces

3-3.5mm Black Spinel Faceted Rondelle Beads 14 inch 175 pieces

$22.00

Approximate 3-3.5mm diameter on the 14 inch strand with approximately 175 pieces

3.5-4mm Metallic Smoky Grey plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 102 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Smoky Grey plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 102 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

3.5-4mm Metallic Rose Pink plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 104 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Rose Pink plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 104 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

3.5-4mm Metallic Bluish Silver plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 104 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Bluish Silver plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 104 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

Black Spinel Plain Rectangle Beads 3x4mm, 14" length, 84 pcs

Black Spinel Plain Rectangle Beads 3x4mm, 14" length, 84 pcs

$8.04
$6.00

Approx. Strand Length 14" | Approx. Bead Size 3x4x2mm average | Approx. pieces 84

3.5-4mm Metallic Dark Champagne plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 106 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Dark Champagne plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 106 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

3.5-4mm Metallic Greenish Gold plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 118 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Greenish Gold plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 118 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

3mm Metallic Berry Purple plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 135 pcs

3mm Metallic Berry Purple plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 135 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

5x5mm Black Spinel Faceted Heart Beads 8 inch 69 pieces

5x5mm Black Spinel Faceted Heart Beads 8 inch 69 pieces

$26.80
$20.00

Approximate 5x5mm on the 8 inch strand with approximately 69 pieces

3.5-4mm Metallic Grass Green plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 101 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Grass Green plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 101 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

7-9mm Black Spinel Faceted Pear Beads 8 inch 68 pieces

7-9mm Black Spinel Faceted Pear Beads 8 inch 68 pieces

$53.60
$40.00

Approximate 7x5mm to 9x7mm on the 8 inch strand with approximately 68 pieces

Black Spinel Faceted Oval Beads, 14.5 inch

Black Spinel Faceted Oval Beads, 14.5 inch

$29.48
$22.00

Length 14.5inch Approx. Bead Size 6x4x2mm

3.5mm Metallic Black Spinel Faceted Rondelle Beads 14 inch 155 pieces

3.5mm Metallic Black Spinel Faceted Rondelle Beads 14 inch 155 pieces

$29.48
$22.00

Approximate 3.5mm diameter on the 14 inch strand with approximately 155 pieces

3.5-4mm Metallic Olive Green plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 118 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Olive Green plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 118 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

4mm Black Spinel Faceted Heshi beads 13.5 inch 136 pieces

4mm Black Spinel Faceted Heshi beads 13.5 inch 136 pieces

$20.00

4mm Black Spinel Faceted Heshi beads on the 13.5 inch strand of approximately 136 pieces.

10x8-12x8mm Metallic Black Spinel faceted oval beads 8 inch 18 pieces

10x8-12x8mm Metallic Black Spinel faceted oval beads 8 inch 18 pieces

$25.00

10x8mm to 12x8mm Metallic Black Spinel faceted oval beads on the 8 inch strand of approximately 18 pieces.

5mm Black Spinel faceted rondelle Gold plated Chain by the foot 30 pcs lab created

5mm Black Spinel faceted rondelle Gold plated Chain by the foot 30 pcs lab created

$15.00

5mm in size Black Spinel faceted rondelle Gold plated Chain by the foot with 30 pieces: Approximates. Select a quantity to equal the number of feet...

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7mm Black Spinel faceted cube beads 8 inch 27 pieces

7mm Black Spinel faceted cube beads 8 inch 27 pieces

$35.00

Approximates: 7mm 8 inch 27 pieces

3.5-4mm Metallic Orange plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 122 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Orange plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 122 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.

3.5-4mm Metallic Greenish Yellow plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 128 pcs

3.5-4mm Metallic Greenish Yellow plated Black Spinel faceted rondelle Beads 128 pcs

$12.00

approximate 3.5-4mm diameter on the12.5-13 inch strand of Metallic Titanium electroplated Black Spinel faceted rondelles.


One Tough Gem

Spinel is composed of aluminum and magnesium and is mined in Asia, South America, Africa and the United States. It forms a cubic crystal--usually with eight sides--in the form of two pyramids connected base to base. With a hardness index of 8 on Moh’s Scale, black spinel beads stand up well to everyday use.

Singly Refractive

This versatile stone is one of the few singly refractive gems--two others are diamond and garnet--which means that when a beam of light enters a cubic crystal, it will remain a single beam and not split into two. Each type of gemstone has a refractive index, and this is one of the ways that types of gems are identified.

Gorgeous Color

This gem variety is available in red, blue, yellow, pink, lavender, orange and black spinel beads, and spinel can be cut into many shapes for maximum sparkle, such as round brilliants, emerald cuts or ovals. Spinels usually don’t have inclusions, but in rare cases they can display a star effect. The red and blue colors of spinel are so vibrant that they have been mistaken for other gemstones, especially rubies and sapphires. Despite its beautiful colors and amazing clarity, spinel is plentiful and affordable.

Beautiful Impostor

Red and blue spinel were so difficult to distinguish from rubies and sapphires that they were included in many collections of royal jewels. The most famous example of this confusion is the “Black Prince’s Ruby” a large and beautiful piece of red spinel that is the frontispiece of the Imperial State Crown of England. It is believed to have been mined in Afghanistan and was first seen in Spain. Edward, Prince of Wales--also known as the Black Prince--was awarded the gem as payment after a victory in battle. Also in the collection is a large spinel called the “Timur Ruby” which is over 350 carats. The confusion between rubies and spinel continued until the late 18th century when mineralogist Jean Baptiste Louis Rome de Lisle devised a way to tell spinel from ruby.

Some other famous spinel gemstones include the Samarian Spinel, which is part of the Iranian Crown Jewels, the Mogul Names Necklace, on which three Mogul emperors had their names inscribed, and the Indian Noor Jahan, which means “Light of the Universe.”

Purchasing Spinel

When you purchase black spinel beads from the Bead Traders, they will be covered by our Three-Part Value Pledge to provide you with the best beads at the best price, and never substitute beads of lesser quality in your order. Buy your gorgeous black spinel beads from the Bead Traders today.

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