Howlite is commonly used to make decorative objects such as small carvings or jewellery components. Because of its porous texture, howlite can be easily dyed to imitate other minerals. Howlite is usually dyed because white howlite receives very little attention in the marketplace. Most people think that it is boring. However, when it is dyed to a brilliant or pastel blue, green, red, yellow or purple it becomes very eye-catching and is perfect when producing jewellery that needs to make a bold statement.
Howlite beads come in many different shapes and sizes. We stock skulls, crosses, stars, peace symbols, turtles, and peanuts.
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