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Each precious or semi precious stone wire is carefully matched. We select the stones for their quality, their brilliance and their uniqueness. We offer you a wide choice of gemstones on wire. Discover these stones on wire, such as: agate, amazonite, labradorite, our chalcedonies, jade, rock crystal, apatite, amethyst, quartz lemon, carnelian, la...

Each precious or semi precious stone wire is carefully matched. We select the stones for their quality, their brilliance and their uniqueness. We offer you a wide choice of gemstones on wire. Discover these stones on wire, such as: agate, amazonite, labradorite, our chalcedonies, jade, rock crystal, apatite, amethyst, quartz lemon, carnelian, lapis lazuli , cyanite, citrine, and much more on our website franceperles.com. http://www.franceperles.com/fr/213-pierres-sur-fils.

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Slate is a rock generally with a gray to black colour and possesses a fine grain structure. Its matte aspect and its variety with an intense black give at once a modern and elegant look.

Onyx is a black chalcedony. Protective virtues are attributed to it. Onyx is supposed to heal boy and soul and increase responsability. Its main deposits are in India, South America (Argentina, Uruguay, Mexico, Brasil...) and South Africa.

Agate is a variety of chalcedony. Our green agates are finely faceted or cut in cabochon to highlight their green hue. The translucency of agate is very appreciable in jewelry. Because each gem is unique, therefore there can be differences with the photo.

Agate is a gem that can be tinted very easily and is resistant enough to make the tinting a sustainable treatment. With such color treatment, we obtain bright and plain colours on resistant gems for a keen price. Agate originally has rather pale colours and the tinting provides every colour you can dream of.

Botswana produces a wide variety of agates, with brown, ochre, gray, pinkish hues and finely streaked with white. These quality agates always have a very soft colour which gives nice and discrete jewels.

Amazonite is a variety of feldspath (like moonstone, sunstone and labradorite). It has an amazing blue green and is sometimes streaked with white (albite) giving a shimmering look to the stone. The biggest deposits are in Brasil, Russia and in the U.S (Colorado).

Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz. Its different shades of purple, and its facility to be cut, make it a particularly appreciated gem in Jewelry because it offers a lot of possibilities.

Amethyst is the purple variety of quartz. Its different shades of purple, and its facility to be cut, make it a particularly appreciated gem in Jewelry because it offers a lot of possibilities. Light purple Amethysts have a very soft colour that give an ingenuous look to the jewel.

Aventurine is variety of quartz contaning inclusions of fuchsite that gives this characteristic green colour to the stone and its shimmeringg effect called aventurescence. Its main deposits are in Brasil, India, Madagascar and in the United-States.

Apaptite is a very interesting gemstones because of its blue shades: very pure turquoise blue, deep-sea blue and "Smurf" blue... But Apatite can also be in various yellow hues and sometimes even green. Its different blue shades make it an ideal gem for original jewelry pieces.

The azurite malachite is a fantastic regulator of all the body, which acts on each of the cells of the body. Very good stone to silence the ego ( 3rd eye), makes us more comprehensive and more affectionate; puts the intellect in the service of the heart.

Aquamarine (from latin aqua marina, "sea water") is a variety of beryl. Its blue colour recalling the sea, aquamarine is attributed to travellers and sailors. Its transparency is also a symbol of purity, which makes it a widely used gem for feminine ornaments. The biggest deposits are in Brasil and they are also the best.

Beryls are a huge gemstone family, that has very interesting colour palette: pink for morganite, blue to blue-green for aquamarine, bright yellow for heliodore... We compose those gemstones threads focusing on the harmony of colours.

The giant clam is a huge mollusc that lives in the Red Sea or in the Indian an Pacific Oceans. The giant clam produces enormous pearls, and a very white mother-of-pearl that looks like porcelain. Those immaculate white pearls can be carved and cut to give a very natural and innocent effect to a jewel.

As coral is a protected specie, Sea Bamboo is used as a substitute. Originally white, we can obtain gorgeous coral red thanks to old tinting processes. Thanks to these techniques, we can have blood red jewels, with the same colours as the most beautiful corals, while protecting them from extinction.

As coral is a protected specie, Sea Bamboo is used as a substitute. Originally white, we can obtain gorgeous coral red thanks to old tinting processes. Thanks to these techniques, we can have jewels with the same colours as pink "skin of angel" corals and orange corals, while protecting them from extinction.

Bronzite is the result of meteorological and geological conditions acting on the iron and silica that make up the stone. Bronzitis is an intermediate variety of enstatite and hypersthene because they have the same chemical composition. The difference lies in their crystalline system. The bronzite is formed of short and irregular crystals.

Chalcedony is a huge gemstone familly. It offers a large pastel colour palette but can also be tinted to obtain brighter colours. Chalcedony is very resistant and perfect for jewelry.

Red coral is extremely rare and appreciated in Jewelry since very early times for its blood red and symbolism. In Greco-Roman mythology, coral is the Gorgon's petrified blood of whom Perseus threw the severed head in the sea. Therefore, numerous virtues and magic powers are attributed to coral.

Iolite, also called cordierite, can have different shades of purple. Its strong trichroism is visible to the naked eye and it can change colour depending on the sun's orientation. For this reason, Vikings used Iolite to located themselves on the sea even in foggy weather. Iolite's play of colour depending on the light makes it a very interesting gem for jewelry.

Citrine is a yellow variety of quartz. It can be light yellow, lemon yellow but also light orange and "Madeira" bright orange. The biggest deposits are in Brasil and in Madagascar. Its yellow and orange hues easlily light up every jewel.

Carnelian is a reddish-orange variety of chalcedony. Its naturally pure and plain colour makes it a widely used gemstone in jewelry for millennia. Carnelian is a traditionnal component for jewelry but still valued and appreciated.

Rock Crystal is the transparent and purest variety of quartz. As pure as spring water, rock crystal has an innocent look. protective and purifying virtues are attributed to this gem.

Chrysoprase is the green variety of chalcedony which colour is due to nickel. Its Apple Green is much valued but Chrysoprase can also have other green hues, lighter or very deep green. The caobochon cut highlights its fantastic colour but it can also be slightly facetted. This gem is prized since antiquity and was widely used by Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans.

The chrysocolla  is a silicate hydrated by copper, often with tracks of copper oxides, iron and manganese. The chrysocolla relieves the fear, the guilt and the nervous tension. We think that she  crystallizes feelings centered on love, acceptance and tolerance to the others. She allows to forgive in other their misdeeds and to be more affectionate and comprehensive, so favoring the willingness. She also helps in the activation of the feminine qualities that we possess all.

Kyanite is recognizable by its jeans blue colour, but it can also have a darker blue or a sapphire blue. Kyanite is also often streaked with white. The most famous deposits are in the Kali Gandaki area, the border between Nepal and Tibet.

Fluorite is regarded as the most colorful gemstone in the world. Its colour is often plain and very pure but she can also be characterized by its multicoloured strips. Fluorite is a unique gemstone that easily lights up any clothes. Its main deposits are in Brasil and India.

Howlite has a really remarkable, opaque, white often browsed with thin light gray streaks. It has been discovered in 1868 in California. It has been named in honor of the canadian chemist and mineralogist Henry How. It is sometimes mistakenly called "white turquoise". Its deposits are in the U.S, Canada, Turkey and Germany.

Garnet is actually a large gemstone familly. Even if the most-famous is the dark-red one, it can also be bright red, purplish, orange, brown-orange, emerald green, light green or even blue. Very resistant and with a very beautiful shine, garnet is just perfect for jewelry.

Jade is a gem that shows really good reactions to treatments, especially thoses aiming at improving or radically change the colour of the stone. That's why we offer you jade on thread, in every colour, to widen your creations possibilities...

Jade is a gemstone that can go from the purest white to deep-green. We distinguish two different types of jade: Jadeite, often light green with sometimes white that gives the famous "imperial jade" but that can also have purple, orange or brown, and the Nephrite that has an intense green with little black inclusions (magnetite and graphite) giving it a "kiwi" look, but can also be completly white. Jade was the quintessential precious stone for many south american civilisations such as Mayas and Aztecs, but also for a large part of Asia, including China where it still is the most valuable gemstone.

Unakite is an altered granitecomposed of pink orthoclase feldspar, green epidote, and generally colorless quartz. It exists in various shades of green and pink and is usually mottled in appearance.

Jasper belongs to the Chalcedony family, just like agate. Jasper is opaque, it has various colours but they're still in the dark red, brownish and deep-green hues. It's often cut in cabochon or carved, used as well in jewelry as in ornementation. Red jasper is really prized for its non-aggressive shade. It is meant to free the body from stress and outer tensions.

Hematite is a gem whose charasteristic metallic colour goes fromsilver grey to black. Its silver sheen gives a modern look to jewels and it perfectly suits men as well. Hematite is associated to blood and consequently to vital energy because hematite contains red pigments. Main deposits are in the U.S and Canada.

Obsidian is vitreous volcano rock, that is natural glass. In jewelry, only its black variety is used. Once cut, obisidian gives all the intensity and sheen that this gem can have. Obsidian gives a very elegant look and can be worn very easily.

Opal is a fascinating gem for it wide variety and its large colour palette. Some Opal varietys show a very interesting play of colours; its iridescence is only visible when turning the opal in the light. Because of the iridescence - but also to protect the stone from shocks - opals are cut in cabochon. Australia products more than 95% of the opals and they are also the most beautiful. South America, especially Mexico, is reknowned for its fire opal with a bright orange colour and that can be faceted.

Malachite is a green gemstone characterized by its light green and dark green color zonings that made it famous. Malachite is always cut in cabochon to highlight these green hues. It has been very used in ornament objects and pieces such as the Fabergé Eggs, the most famous deposits being in the Oural. Nowadays, the majority of malachites come from Democratic Republic of Congo, and then Namibia.

Larimar is a variety of blue pectolite, often streaked with white or very light blue, that can only be found in the Dominican Republic - for the most beautiful ones- and Italy. Its blue green and thin white streaks give larimar the look of caribbean sea water. Its rarity and its unique colour make it a much sought after gemstone.

Labradorite fascinates with its beautiful play of colors, often in the blue or green hues, called labradorescence, and its metallic shine. Worn as a jewel, labradorite will be highlight with the sunlight. Naive-Americans called it "stone of fire" because of that. Its main deposits are in Canada -in the Labrador peninsula where it has been discovered- but also in the U.S, in Madagascar, Mexico, Russia and Finland for the spectrolite (vartiety of labradorite that shows all the rainbow colors in its reflects).

Lapis-Lazuli is actually a rock composed of different minerals that gives Lapis-lazuli its deep-sea blue, white streaks (calcite) and little golden patterning (pyrite). It was the most prized stone for Persians that saw in Lapis-Lazuli a gorgeous starry sky. The Persian civilisation possessed the best deposits, and the actual Iran still produces some of the most beautiful stones. Afghanistan with the mines of the Sar-e-Sang area has the most beautiful Lapis-lazulis, of which Marco-Polo himself already praised the quality. Nowadays, the most productives deposits are in the area of the city Ovalle in Chile, which has choosed Lapis-Lazuli as its national stone.

Tiger's Eye is a variety of shimmering quartz whose fascinating golden color playing with light is due to oxidized crocidolite fibers. This gem is cut in cabochon or sometimes very slightly faceted to highlight its golden sheen. It's in South Africa that you'll find the biggest deposits. But Tiger's Eye can be in India as well, or Myanmar, West-Australia and a little bit in the U.S. Its unique look makes it a prized stone in Jewelry, while still having a decent price.

Tiger's Eye is a variety of shimmering quartz whose fascinating golden color playing with light is due to oxidized crocidolite fibers. This gem is cut in cabochon or sometimes very slightly faceted to highlight its golden sheen. It's in South Africa that you'll find the biggest deposits. But Tiger's Eye can be in India as well, or Myanmar, West-Australia and a little bit in the U.S. Its unique look makes it a prized stone in Jewelry, while still having a decent price.

Bull's Eye, also known as Ox's Eye, is a variety of shimmering quartz whose fascinating golden color playing with light is due to oxidized crocidolite fibers. This gem is cut in cabochon or sometimes very slightly faceted to highlight its golden sheen. It's in South Africa that you'll find the biggest deposits. But Bull's Eye can be in India as well, or Myanmar, West-Australia and a little bit in the U.S. Its unique look makes it a prized stone in Jewelry, while still having a decent price. This gem is supposed to bring courage and power.

Hawk's Eye is a variety of shimmering quartz whose fascinating profound blue green playing with light is due to non-oxidized crocidolite fibers. This gem is cut in cabochon or sometimes very slightly faceted to highlight its golden sheen. It's in South Africa that you'll find the biggest deposits. But like Tiger's eye and Ox's eye, Hawk's eye can be found in India as well, or Myanmar, West-Australia and a little bit in the U.S. Its unique look makes it a prized stone in Jewelry, while still having a decent price. 

Tiger Iron is a combination of hematite, red jasper, and sometimes yellow jasper or golden tiger eye.

Discover our different mixes of gemstones on thread. We use semi-precious stones such as rose quartz, citrine, fluorite, and amethyst... Because each gem is unique, therefore there can be differences between the stones and the photo.

Moonstone is most of the time white with a subtle play of light in the blue and pink shades. She recalls the innocence and clarity of the moon. This gemstone is associated to fertility and feminity. Its main deposits are in India, Sri Lanka and Australia. In India, moonstone is called chandrakant which means in Hindi "beloved of the moon" (from chandra meaning "moon" and kanta "beloved"). But this gem can also be found in orange shades as well as pinkish and light blue.

Moonstone is most of the time white with a subtle play of light in the blue and pink shades. She recalls the innocence and clarity of the moon. This gemstone is associated to fertility and feminity. Its main deposits are in India, Sri Lanka and Australia. In India, moonstone is called chandrakant which means in Hindi "beloved of the moon" (from chandra meaning "moon" and kanta "beloved").

Prehnite is a very clear gemstone that goes from light yellowish to light green. Its translucency giving it a ingenuous side and its rares dark-green inclusions of epidote makes it a very interesting gem for jewelry. Prehnite has been discovered in the Good Hope Cape area, South-Africa, and it is still the first prehnite producer. Even if the most beautiful gems often come from Mali and Australia.

Peridot is a variety of olivine (which is a green gemstones family) prized for its very characteristic lime green colour. Peridot possesses a very nice sheen, and is very resistant to shocks, which makes it a well-knowned and much used gemstone in jewelry since antiquity. The best deposits worldwide are in Myanmar, Pakistan, and Arizona (US) where more than 80% of the peridots come from nowadays. China and Egypt also have good quality deposits.

Pyrite is mineral with a metallic colour between silver and golden, that can look a little bit like gold. Often confused with the precious metal, pyrite used to be called "fool's gold", before people started notice its potential in the Jewelry world. It was used as a mirror by the Incas and once nammed "Inca's stone".

Lava stone is lava that got out of the volcano and quickly cooled. It is a black or dark gray scoria that can be found around dormant volcanos. Set in jewels, lava stone give a natural and discrete look.

Sunstone is a gem with reddish-orange shades and whose thin golden spangles shine under the sunlight. Sunstone owes its amazing colour to thin inclusions of copper and hematite. The biggest deposit is in the state of Tamil Nadu (South India), but we can also find it in the United States, in Canada, Russia and Australia. Its summer colour and golden sheen are very prized in jewelry.

Discover our large range of 2mm gemstones beads on thread. Because each gem is unique, therefore there can be differences with the photo.

Smoky quartz is a variety of quartz that can be light or dark brown. Its translucency and its mist-like colour are very appreciated in jewelry. In lithotherapy, it is said that smoky quartz could sooth sorrows and help keeping calm.

Rose quartz is a variety of quartz that has an ingenuous pink. This gemstone is really appreciated nowadays. In cabochon cut, "sugarloaf" cut, sightly faceted or carved, rose quartz is quite resistant and is perfect for women jewelry.The biggest deposits are in Minas Gerais, Brasil, and in Madagascar.

Lemon quartz is a very nice variety of yellow quartz. With its subtle yellow and often great purity, lemon quartz differs from citrine with its lack of brownish hue. It has a very fresh and innocent look.

Golden Rutilated Quartz like all types of quartz crystal are strong amplifiers, and Rutile is also a strong amplifier.The sizzling power of the threads of rutile will bring through intense energy, and combined with the quartz create an amazing vibration.This process may stimulate your spiritual creativity, and your ability to manifest what you desire in your life, through the power of intention.These stones are powerful amplifiers of your thoughts, allowing you to make contact with the Divine mind and receive Divine inspiration, and this has the potential to activate your creativity.

Rhodochrosite is a gem with a light pink colour and white streaks drawing small fangs and sometimes black streaks. Rough or cut in cabochon, rhodochrosite looks like candy. Dubbed "Inca's rose", its most important deposits are in Argentina of which it becames the national gemstone. Other big deposits are in Peru, in the United-States, South-Africa and China.

FrancePerles offers you a large range of emeralds, rubies, and sapphires meticulously cut and selected to make harmonious creations. Because each gem is unique, therefore our beads can be very different from the photo.

Ruby-Zoisite, also called Anyolite, is at the same time pink, raspberry colour, and light green. The pink colour, raspberry or sometimes red is due to ruby, whereas light green with sometimes black patterning comes from Zoisite (gemstone family containing Tanzanite). Ruby-Zoisite can only be created in deposits that produce both of these stones. That's why you can only get Ruby-Zoisite in Tanzania, where it has been discovered in 1954. This opaque stone is cut in cabochon to highlight every colour it has.

Our gems are meticulously cut in cabochon or facetted flowers and shamrocks, then drilled to create stylish and very colorful jewels. Because each gem is unique, therefore our beads can be very different from the photo.

Tourmaline is actually a large gemstone family. It can have every single colour. The most impressive deposits are the brasilian ones. At the present time, Brasil is the frist tourmaline producer worldwide. The African continent also produces good quality tourmalines. Afghanistan produces lots of them as well. India and Sri Lanka are historical deposits but still produce lots of those gems. Thanks to all the possibilities that she gives, Toumaline became a classic of the jewelry creation.

Tanzanite is the most famous and the rarest variety of zoisite. Blue to Purple colour, with a superb sheen and hues playing with light, this gemstone was discovered in 1967 in Tanzania, its only deposit worldwide. Its colour variations from sapphire blue to intense purple made this recent gem one of the most prized stone in jewelry. 

Tsavorite is a very prized variety of green garnet. Its bright to intense green shade is widely appreciated. Tsavorite is also very resistant which males it a perfect gem for jewelry. This rare garnet can only be found in the Tsavo National Park, Kenya, of which it takes its name.

Turquoise is a gem that has a characteristic blue hue and is often browsed by matrix (black streaks). Turquoise was brought from Persia by Turks that sold them to Europeans. Western people were very keen on this gem of pure and unique blue shade, and called it mistakenly "turquoise" that is "stone from Turkey". Persia (actual Iran) still produces the most beautiful turquoises, thanks to it deposits from the Nishapur area. Iranian turquoises are absolutely flawless, without any matrix. That's why a lot of imitations have been evolved to look like those amazing turquoises. Turquoises with matrix, for most of them, come from the U.S, but you can also find some in Afghanistan, Nepal (for the green ones), and in South America.

Topaz is a gem that can have very different colours, though the most famous one is the light blue. Topaz is often extremely pure and its cut has to intesify its colour and highlight its sheen. faceted cut such as briolette are perfect for Topaz.

As beautiful turquoises with an amazing plain blue and absolutely flawless -which means without matrix (black streaks)- are extremely rare and priceless, it might be preferable to use reconstituted turquoise. Composed of genuine turquoise pieces mixed with resin, this technique enables us to obtain an immaculate turquoise blue, and a result that is as resistant as the natural version.

Sodalite is a deep purplish blue gemstone, that often shows thin,white streaks of calcite. It can also be one of the components of lapis-lazuli but possesses a really specific purplish hue that lapis-lazuli doesn't have. Sodalite's main deposits are in Brasil, Canada and in the U.S where it is widely used in jewelry for its intense colour.

Pierre in the electric name, its color is surprising, and will certainly give you a crush, its incredible brilliance will marry to perfection with all your most beautiful creations.

The black spinel protection stone is beautiful. Spinel stone usually has a variety of colors, including red, orange, yellow, dark green, blue, purple and brown, but the relatively rare opaque black is only found in a few areas .

Seraphinite is an extraordinary stone, it is said to be a healing stone and to facilitate the connection with the world of angels. On a physical level, it is one of the most effective stones for cellular regeneration, it supports the heart and lungs energetically, it strengthens the blood, relieves muscle tension and helps to lose weight.

Charoite is famous for driving away anxieties, for moving away from material things and for accepting life as it is in its joys and difficulties. Its marbled purple color, is splendid associated with gold filled primers.

In ancient Rome and Greece, rhodonite was worn as protective amulets against the attacks of malandrines ... It would be a balancing stone, protective and restorative.
Balancing, it would calm stress, especially during exams, and the overflowing of emotions.

Kunzite is a feminine gemstone par excellence, of all time, the pink color has been considered the most romantic color, and it is generally associated with love and "heart stories".

The family of agates has many members: chalcedony, carnelian, sardoine ... They are usually very soft stones, source of courage, stability and balance, which have a beneficial effect on the environment. 

Promotes personal development, helps to remain energetic and committed to projects. Softly relieves existential anxiety. Helps move to realistic goals without being emotionally attached to results.

Phosphosiderite is a stone originating in Chile; it is a stone derived from variscite, itself derived from turquoise, it has all the properties of natural turquoise.

Angelite is the contemporary name given to anhydrite, the term anhydrite means without water, while angelite is a name that comes more from the energetic effects of stone. It is a pale blue to deep blue stone.

Celestine is a transparent sky blue stones, it is a mineral composed of natural sulphate of strontium. His name was given in relation to the Greek "caelestis" which refers to its color.


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