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Dendritic Opal Beads (22)

Dendritic opal is any type of common opal that has dark inclusions running through it. The inclusions are often manganese and create fern, tree or leaf-like designs in the polished stones, which make them look like landscape paintings. Dendritic Opal Beads come in all kinds of shapes and colors and make fascinating jewelry. Buying gemstone beads online at the Bead Traders means you will always get affordable beads and beading supplies, because we buy in volume, and pass the savings on to you.

4-4.5mm Dendritic Opal faceted rondelle beads 12.5 inch 110 pieces

4-4.5mm Dendritic Opal faceted rondelle beads 12.5 inch 110 pieces

$12.00

Approximates: 4-4.5mm Dendritic Opal faceted rondelles on a strand measuring approximately 12.5 inches having 110 pieces

Off White Peruvian Dendritic Opal Beads Faceted 10x8mm Ovals, 16" length, 40 pcs

Off White Peruvian Dendritic Opal Beads Faceted 10x8mm Ovals, 16" length, 40 pcs

$15.00

Approx. Bead Size 10x8x5-10x9x6mm | Approx. Length 16" Strand | 40 pieces

Dendritic Opal Faceted Rectangle Beads, 15 inch 9x10mm-13x15mm

Dendritic Opal Faceted Rectangle Beads, 15 inch 9x10mm-13x15mm

$25.00

Length 15 inch Approx. Bead Size 9x10mm-13x15mm

6-6.5mm Dendritic Opal plain round beads 13 inch 52 pieces

6-6.5mm Dendritic Opal plain round beads 13 inch 52 pieces

$6.00

6-6.5mm diameter Dendritic Opal plain round beads 13 inch 52 pieces

8x6-10x7mm Dendritic Opal faceted oval beads 13 inch 32 pieces

8x6-10x7mm Dendritic Opal faceted oval beads 13 inch 32 pieces

$18.00

Approximates: 8x6mm range up to 10x7mm Dendritic Opal faceted oval beads 13 inch strand of 32 pieces

3-3.5mm Dendritic Opal faceted rondelle beads 13 inches 120 pieces

3-3.5mm Dendritic Opal faceted rondelle beads 13 inches 120 pieces

$18.00

3-3.5mm Dendritic Opal faceted rondelle beads 13 inches 120 pieces are approximate measurements and counts.

5-6mm Dendritic Opal plain round beads 13 inch 54 pieces

5-6mm Dendritic Opal plain round beads 13 inch 54 pieces

$6.00

5-6mm diameter Dendritic Opal plain round beads 13 inch 54 pieces

Dendritic Opal Plain Oval Beads 14 inch 26 pieces

Dendritic Opal Plain Oval Beads 14 inch 26 pieces

$8.00

approximate 14 inch length strand of 26 beads measuring between 12x9mm up to 14x10mm in size

Peruvian Dendritic Opal Carved Pear Beads 7.5 inch 16 pieces

Peruvian Dendritic Opal Carved Pear Beads 7.5 inch 16 pieces

$76.00

Chanel-like Waffle Carved beads are 13x10x5mm up to 26x16x5mm approximate size on the graduated 7.5 inch strands consisting of 16 pieces

12x7mm Dendritic Peruvian Opal Plain Oval Nugget Beads 13 inches 31 beads

12x7mm Dendritic Peruvian Opal Plain Oval Nugget Beads 13 inches 31 beads

$10.72
$8.00

approximate 12x7x3mm 13 inches 31 beads Multi Color Dendritic Opals

Dendritic Opal Faceted Nugget Beads 15 inches 19 pieces

Dendritic Opal Faceted Nugget Beads 15 inches 19 pieces

$40.00

strands vary in size from 13x11x12mm up to 19x14x12mm 15 inches 19 beads

Dendritic Opal Faceted Nugget Beads 15 inches 23 pieces

Dendritic Opal Faceted Nugget Beads 15 inches 23 pieces

$40.00

strands vary in size from 12x10x10mm up to 19x13x10mm 15 inches 23 beads

12x8-13x10mm Dendritic Opal faceted nugget beads 12.5 inch 27 pieces

12x8-13x10mm Dendritic Opal faceted nugget beads 12.5 inch 27 pieces

$18.00

12x8-13x10mm Dendritic Opal faceted nugget beads on the 12.5 inch strand of approximately 27 pieces.

11x10mm-14x10mm Peruvian Dendritic Opal Faceted Ovals 15 inch 30 beads

11x10mm-14x10mm Peruvian Dendritic Opal Faceted Ovals 15 inch 30 beads

$25.00

11x10mm-14x10mm Peruvian Dendritic Opal Faceted Ovals 15 inch 30 beads

14 - 16 White and Yellow Opal Plain Oval Beads 7 inch 13 pieces

14 - 16 White and Yellow Opal Plain Oval Beads 7 inch 13 pieces

$60.30
$45.00

approximate 7 inch strand of 13 beads measuring between 14x12mm to 16x12mm in size

5x5mm Dendritic Opal Heart MicroBriolette Beads 6 inch 52 pieces

5x5mm Dendritic Opal Heart MicroBriolette Beads 6 inch 52 pieces

$25.00

5x5mm average sized calibrated micro briolette faceted heart beads on 6 inch strands having approximately 52 pieces total.

15 - 33mm Dendritic Opal Faceted Pear Briolette Beads 8 inch 11 pieces

15 - 33mm Dendritic Opal Faceted Pear Briolette Beads 8 inch 11 pieces

$40.00

approximate 8 inch length strand of 11 beads measuring between 15x10mm up to 33x23mm in size

7x7-11x6mm Dendritic Opal faceted nugget & coin beads Set of 2 strands

7x7-11x6mm Dendritic Opal faceted nugget & coin beads Set of 2 strands

$36.00

7x7-11x6mm Dendritic Opal faceted nugget & coin beads Set of 2 strands

8-11mm Dendritic Opal faceted coin beads 12.5 inch 31 pieces

8-11mm Dendritic Opal faceted coin beads 12.5 inch 31 pieces

$18.00

8-11mm Dendritic Opal faceted coin beads on the 12.5 inch strand of approximately 31 pieces.

8x6-13x7mm Dendritic Opal faceted oval beads 13 inch 32 pieces

8x6-13x7mm Dendritic Opal faceted oval beads 13 inch 32 pieces

$18.00

Approximates: 8x6mm range up to 13x7mm Dendritic Opal faceted oval beads 13 inch 32 pieces

15 - 30mm Dendritic Opal Faceted Pear Bead 8 inch 10 pieces

15 - 30mm Dendritic Opal Faceted Pear Bead 8 inch 10 pieces

$53.60
$40.00

approximate 8 inch length strand of 10 beads measuring between 13x15mm up to 30x18mm in size

11mm Dendritic Opal Faceted Rectangle Beads, 15 inch

11mm Dendritic Opal Faceted Rectangle Beads, 15 inch

$25.00

Approx. Length 15 inch | Approx. Bead Size 9x7x3-14x11x5mm | 29 beads


Common Opal vs. Precious Opal

Opals in general are made of silica and water and don’t have a crystal structure that fractures along straight lines. They are often cut in rounded cabochons. The most important difference between common opals and precious opals is that precious opals display opalescence or the play of fire. The stones have flashes of color inside them that change as the light hits the stone from different angles. Common opals do not have a play of fire, but they often have dendritic inclusions which create tree-shaped pictures when the dendritic opal beads are cut and polished skillfully.

Types of Dendritic Opal

There are several different types and colors of common opals that have dendritic inclusions.

  • Honey opals are a mixture of golden yellow and white

  • Pink Peruvian opals are red or pink and white

  • Blue Peruvian opals are blue or green and white

  • Moss opal is cream-colored or tan with green inclusions that resemble moss

Despite their different colors, all of these dendritic opal beads have dark streaks running through them in the characteristic tree shapes. The artistic qualities of the inclusions are more dramatic with larger stones.

Merlinite

A white variety of common opal with black inclusions is known as merlinite, named after the wizard in the court of King Arthur. It is found mainly in New Mexico. While merlinite is a form of dendritic opal, not all dendritic opal beads are merlinite.

Healing Properties of Dendritic Opal

Dendritic opal beads help the wearer develop a stronger connection to nature because of the tree-like markings. It is a good stone to help with grounding and bringing someone down to earth. Dendritic opal jewelry can help you focus on personal goals, especially if you are looking to buy property. It is also good for healing past life wounds.

Dendritic opal jewelry can also aid in bringing honesty and sincerity into a relationship. It is often recommended to step-families by crystal healers to help them come to know and respect each other better. Having dendritic opals present during family or group discussions lessens tension, releases stress and helps form stronger bonds. It is considered an excellent gift for newlyweds to help them get off on the right foot.

On the physical level, dendritic opal is said to help the vascular system, especially with varicose veins. It is also related to the digestive system and can help ease constipation. It is used by crystal healers to help people avoid consuming too much fat and is an aid in weight loss efforts. Dendritic opal jewelry is also thought to improve eye function.

Triple Value Guarantee

When you buy dendritic opal from the Bead Traders, you can trust that you are getting a great deal.Our Three-Part Value Pledge means that we purchase gemstones in bulk to keep prices low but still give customers a good buy. Even close-out and sale beads are inspected for quality, and lower quality beads are never substituted for higher quality gemstones if an item is out of stock. If we are out of an item, we will send you beads of greater value than the ones you originally ordered. Trust the Bead Traders for great price and high quality gemstones and beads!

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