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Lava Rock Beads (15)

These fascinating Lava Rock Beads have a unique look. Made primarily of basalt, these rocks have almost a spongy look with their many holes and crevices. Technically, they should be called volcanic rock beads, because lava is the molten, fluid form of the rock. These specimens are found wherever there is volcanic activity, but much of the lava rock for sale comes from Hawaii.

15x15x15mm Black Lava Rock Trillion Focal Pendant Waxed Set of 6 beads

15x15x15mm Black Lava Rock Trillion Focal Pendant Waxed Set of 6 beads

$9.00

15x15x15mm Black Lava Rock Top Drilled Trillion Focal Pendant is a lightly waxed Set of 6 beads. 

10mm Black Lava Round Beads 15 inch 39 pieces

10mm Black Lava Round Beads 15 inch 39 pieces

$13.40
$10.00

approximate 10mm average diameter on the 15 inch strand of 39 pieces

Black Lava Rock Beads Round 6mm dia, 16" length, 71 pcs

Black Lava Rock Beads Round 6mm dia, 16" length, 71 pcs

$12.06
$9.00

Approx. Length 16 " Strand | Approx. Bead Size 6mm diameter | 71 pieces

8.5mm Black Lava Round Beads 15 inch 47 pieces Waxed

8.5mm Black Lava Round Beads 15 inch 47 pieces Waxed

$13.40
$10.00

approximate 8.5mm average diameter on the 15 inch strand of 47 pieces, waxed

10mm Black Lava Rock Round Waxed Beads 15 inch 38 pieces

10mm Black Lava Rock Round Waxed Beads 15 inch 38 pieces

$10.00

Black Volcanic Lava Rock plain Round Waxed Beads measure 15 inches having approximately 38 pieces per strand.

8mm Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Gold plated Chain by the foot with 21 pieces

8mm Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Gold plated Chain by the foot with 21 pieces

$9.00

8mm in size Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Gold plated Chain by the foot with 21 pieces: Approximates. Select a quantity to equal the number o...

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6mm Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Gold plated Chain by the foot with 25 pieces

6mm Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Gold plated Chain by the foot with 25 pieces

$8.00

6mm in size Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Gold plated Chain by the foot with 25 pieces: Approximates. Select a quantity to equal the number o...

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15x8mm Black Lava Rice Beads 15 inch 24 pieces Sold out

15x8mm Black Lava Rice Beads 15 inch 24 pieces

$13.40
$10.00

approximate 15x8mm average size on the 15 inch strand of 24 pieces

Black Lava Rock Beads Round 12mm dia, 16" length, 41 pcs

Black Lava Rock Beads Round 12mm dia, 16" length, 41 pcs

$16.08
$12.00

Approx. Length 16" Strand | Approx. Bead Size 12mm diameter | 41pieces

8mm Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Black Gold plated Chain by the foot with 21 pieces

8mm Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Black Gold plated Chain by the foot with 21 pieces

$9.00

8mm in size Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Black Gold plated Chain by the foot with 21 pieces: Approximates. Select a quantity to equal the nu...

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6mm Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Black Gold plated Chain by the foot with 25 pieces

6mm Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Black Gold plated Chain by the foot with 25 pieces

$8.00

6mm in size Black Lava Rock unwaxed plain round Black Gold plated Chain by the foot with 25 pieces: Approximates. Select a quantity to equal the nu...

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12mm Black Lava Coin Beads 15 inch 34 pieces Sold out

12mm Black Lava Coin Beads 15 inch 34 pieces

$13.40
$10.00

approximate 12mm average on the 15 inch strand of 34 pieces

Green Lava Rock Plain Cushion Beads, 15.5" length, 20x20x7mm avg, 20 pcs Sold out

Green Lava Rock Plain Cushion Beads, 15.5" length, 20x20x7mm avg, 20 pcs

$13.40
$10.00

Approx. Length 15.5" Strand | Approx. Bead Size 20x20x7mm | 20 pieces

4mm Black Lava Rock plain round Gold Chain by the foot 30 beads

4mm Black Lava Rock plain round Gold Chain by the foot 30 beads

$7.00

4mm measure for these Black Lava Rock plain round beads hand wrapped on Gold plated Chain sold by the foot with approximately 30 beads.

Black Lava Rock Beads Oval 17x13-18x13mm, 16" length, 20 pcs Sold out

Black Lava Rock Beads Oval 17x13-18x13mm, 16" length, 20 pcs

$10.72
$8.00

Approx. Length 16" Strand | Approx. Bead Size 17x13mm - 18x13mm| 20 pieces


At the Bead Traders, we buy beads in volume. This means you get affordable beads, gemstone beads, and beading supplies every time you shop online with us. And with our massive inventory, finding what you need is easy. Our competition can't offer the prices we can, and with quality at the forefront, our selection is simply the best.

Born of Fire and Water

Unusual lava rock beads began deep inside volcanoes and flowed out of the crater as molten lava. The liquid rock moved down the sides of the mountain and into the sea where it cooled very quickly, forming dark, irregularly-shaped rocks filled with holes where gas bubbles once were. The stone is also known as pumice and its scratchy surface is often used for exfoliation and removing calluses. When the stone is cut and polished, it can be formed into beads of different rounded shapes. These volcanic rock beads are often black, but they also take dye beautifully and are available in many different colors, including sky blue, teal, fuschia, green, purple, tan, cocoa and chocolate brown.

The Myth of Pele, Goddess of Volcanoes

Pele was the Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes, and her home was thought to be inside the crater of Mt. Kilauea. Pele was powerful, passionate, capricious, jealous, and did not get along with her siblings. There are several myths telling the story of how the Hawaiian islands are formed. In one version, Pele is driven off by her sibling sea goddesses to bluster and steam far away from the rest of the family. Worship of Pele and the other Hawaiian gods was outlawed in 1819, but like the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece and Rome, she continues to be referred to in works of art, literature and music. Small, glassy droplets that fly out of volcanoes are called Pele’s tears.

Grounding Stone

Lava rock beads are considered very good for grounding and building a strong relationship with the earth. They are tied to the root chakra and fiery kundalini energy. Lava rock is protective, builds personal strength and supports fertility. Wearing jewelry that was born in a volcano can help you to control angry impulses and be more sympathetic.

Other Uses

In addition to jewelry and pumice stones, lava rock is a versatile substance and has other uses. It is used in landscaping and spread around plants in garden beds to suppress weeds. Large lava rocks are often placed in the bottom of gas grills because they can withstand intense heat, and the grease that drips on them adds flavor and smokiness to the meat.

Make a Bold Statement

Jewelry made from lava rock beads makes a bold statement. The holes and crevices on these stones make each piece one of a kind. Combining lava rock with other island beads, such as conch shells, coral beads, freshwater pearls or fossil beads, captures the feeling of Hawaii. Get a feel of the islands with lava rock beads from the Bead Traders!

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