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Chalcedony Beads (212)

Chalcedony is a versatile gemstone that is found in volcanic rock all over the world. It comes in many varieties and colors. Chalcedony has an ancient history and is still popular today with contemporary jewelry makers and craftsmen because of its unique appearance and properties. Chalcedony can be cut into faceted beads or polished into large cabochons. Purchase Chalcedony Beads and beading supplies at the Bead Traders, where we always buy in volume, so you will always find affordable beads for your next project. Chalcedony beads come in natural and treated hues; rainbow hues are most likely color treated. 

7-9mm Berry Chalcedony straight drilled Carved Oval beads 7.5 inch 23 pieces

7-9mm Berry Chalcedony straight drilled Carved Oval beads 7.5 inch 23 pieces

$35.91
$14.00

7x6mm to 9x6mm sized Chalcedony carved beads are color treated a rich raspberry hue on the 7.5 inch straight drilled bead strand of approximately 2...

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10mm Lime Green Chalcedony heart Black Gold .925 Silver Wire Wrapped Pendant 1 pc

10mm Lime Green Chalcedony heart Black Gold .925 Silver Wire Wrapped Pendant 1 pc

$2.00

Approximates: 10x10mm calibrated faceted heart Lime Green Chalcedony gemstone Black Gold (Ruthenium) plated .925 .925 Silver Wire Wrapped Focal Pen...

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6.5-7mm Blue & Beige Chalcedony faceted rondelle beads 15 inches 78 pieces

6.5-7mm Blue & Beige Chalcedony faceted rondelle beads 15 inches 78 pieces

$14.00

Approximates: 6.5-7mm , 15 inches 78 pieces

15x13-13x11mm Blue Chalcedony faceted pear Lot of 2 pieces

15x13-13x11mm Blue Chalcedony faceted pear Lot of 2 pieces

$4.00

Approximates: 15x13-13x11mm Blue Chalcedony faceted pear Lot of 2 pieces

10mm Green Chalcedony heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

10mm Green Chalcedony heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

$2.00

Approximates: 10x10mm calibrated faceted heart Green Chalcedony gemstone Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Pendant Charm 1 piece

16mm Aqua Chalcedony Cushion .925 Silver Bezel Connector 2 ring charm, 1 piece

16mm Aqua Chalcedony Cushion .925 Silver Bezel Connector 2 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

16x16mm, 22.5mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedony

2mm Light Blue Chalcedony MicroFaceted rondelles 13 inch 160 beads

2mm Light Blue Chalcedony MicroFaceted rondelles 13 inch 160 beads

$15.00

Approximates: 2mm Light Blue Chalcedony MicroFaceted rondelles 13 inch 160 beads

17x13mm Santorini Blue Chalcedony Pear .925 Silver Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

17x13mm Santorini Blue Chalcedony Pear .925 Silver Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

17x13mm, 20mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedony

10mm Tropical Pink Chalcedony heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

10mm Tropical Pink Chalcedony heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

$2.00

Approximates: 10x10mm calibrated faceted heart Tropical Pink Chalcedony gemstone Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Pendant Charm 1 piece

17x13mm Petal Pink Chalcedony Pear Vermeil Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

17x13mm Petal Pink Chalcedony Pear Vermeil Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

17x13mm, 20mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedony

10mm Lime Green Chalcedony heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

10mm Lime Green Chalcedony heart Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Bead 1 pc

$2.00

Approximates: 10x10mm calibrated faceted heart Lime Green Chalcedony gemstone Vermeil Wire Wrapped Focal Pendant Charm 1 piece

3-4mm Blue Chalcedony plain round beads 16 inches 95 pieces

3-4mm Blue Chalcedony plain round beads 16 inches 95 pieces

$8.00

Approximates: 3-4mm diameter, 16 inches 95 pieces

2mm Orange Chalcedony Plain Round Beads 15 inch

2mm Orange Chalcedony Plain Round Beads 15 inch

$8.00

Approx. Length 15 inch strand | Approx. Bead Size 2mm

16mm Aqua Chalcedony Triangle Vermeil Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

16mm Aqua Chalcedony Triangle Vermeil Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

16x16mm, 19.5mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedony

15mm Lime Green Chalcedony Heart .925 Silver Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

15mm Lime Green Chalcedony Heart .925 Silver Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

15x15mm, 18mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedony

9-11mm Green Chalcedony plain teardrop Beads 8 inch 43 pieces

9-11mm Green Chalcedony plain teardrop Beads 8 inch 43 pieces

$71.82
$28.00

approximate 9x7mm to 11x7mm on the 8 inch strand of 43 beads

20x11mm Santorini Blue Chalcedony Marquise Black Gold Bezel Connector 2 ring charm, 1 piece

20x11mm Santorini Blue Chalcedony Marquise Black Gold Bezel Connector 2 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

20x11mm; 26x11mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedonys

16mm Santorini Blue Chalcedony Cushion Vermeil Bezel Connector 2 ring charm, 1 piece

16mm Santorini Blue Chalcedony Cushion Vermeil Bezel Connector 2 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

16x16mm, 22.5mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedony

13mm Santorini Blue Chalcedony Heart Vermeil Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

13mm Santorini Blue Chalcedony Heart Vermeil Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

13x13mm, 16mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedony

Light Mint Green Chalcedony Faceted Nugget Beads 14 inches 19 pieces

Light Mint Green Chalcedony Faceted Nugget Beads 14 inches 19 pieces

$44.89
$18.00

strands vary in size from 17x14x11mm up to 22x18x12mm 14 inches 19 beads Dyed Color

1mm Black Chalcedony Plain Round Beads, 15 inch

1mm Black Chalcedony Plain Round Beads, 15 inch

$14.36
$6.00

Approx. Length 15 inch | Approx. Bead Size 1mm

5mm Blue Chalcedony Plain Round Beads

5mm Blue Chalcedony Plain Round Beads

$24.66
$11.00

Approx. Length inch | Approx. Bead Size 5mm

20x11mm Carnelian Marquise .925 Silver Bezel Connector 2 ring charm, 1 piece

20x11mm Carnelian Marquise .925 Silver Bezel Connector 2 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

20x11mm, 27.5mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedony

17x13mm Lime Green Chalcedony Pear Vermeil Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

17x13mm Lime Green Chalcedony Pear Vermeil Bezel Pendant 1 ring charm, 1 piece

$5.00

17x13mm, 20mm including ring, sold as 1 piece, Color treated Chalcedony


Mineral Make-Up

Chalcedony is described as a form of silica with a cryptocrystalline structure. Cryptocrystalline rocks have very small crystals and are formed under intense heat.

Varieties of Chalcedony

Chalcedony beads come in many varieties. Agate, including the fire and moss varieties, are a form of chalcedony, as is heliotrope, which is also known as bloodstone. Onyx is a black form of chalcedony. Chrysoprase and Mtorolite are both green varieties. Chalcedony beads often exhibit a striated quality and often form beautiful pictures when cut and polished.

The many colors of chalcedony are caused by different minerals included in the stones. Chalcedony beads come in blue, gray, black, white, green and other colors. A form of orange-red chalcedony beads is known as carnelian. Orange chalcedony is caused by the inclusion of iron ore. Red is one of the most prized colors of chalcedony beads.

The jaspers and agates come in many colors and are distinguished by their striations. The brown and gold stripes of tiger’s eye make this form of chalcedony very easy to identify. Some other colors of chalcedony beads are the brown of sard, the yellow-green prase, and dark green plasma.

Versatile Finishes

Chalcedony not only comes in many colors, but is a wonderfully versatile stone when it comes to cutting and polishing into different shapes and finishes. the Bead Traders carries chalcedony beads in many shapes, sizes and finishes, such as smooth, round orange chalcedony beads or faceted orange-red chalcedony beads.

An Ancient Stone

Chalcedony beads have been found in archeological sites throughout the Mediterranean, such as the palace of Knossos from Minoan Crete. It has also been used for centuries in the crafting of cameo jewelry. This is a form of ornament carved from stone with a colored background and a white figure on the foreground. Cameos were very popular in Victorian England.

Healing Properties

Chalcedony is believed to absorb negative energy and promote good will. Chalcedony beads will bring the body, mind and soul into balance and dispel tension, hostility and self-doubt. It is also used to ward off bad dreams.

Blue chalcedony  is considered a creative stone that helps with mental flexibility and  aids memory and the learning of new languages.  Blue Chalcedony is believed to help lower blood pressure and decrease inflammation. Some people wear blue chalcedony beads to help them stop smoking.

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