Hessonite varies from red to orange to light yellow, and is sometimes called Cinnamon Stone due to its cinnamony color--it’s a visual cross between amber and garnet. Hessonite gemstone is a form of garnet, looks very similar to zircon, and is mostly found in Sri Lanka, Brazil, and California in the U.S. Hessonite beads are about as hard as quartz, ranking 7 on Moh’s scale. Try hessonite garnet in your wire jewelry with gold filled wire
for a bangle or bracelet that will amaze your customers!
Wire-Sculpture is committed to keeping thousands of beads for making jewelry in stock, so you always have a source for the beads you need. Use our beads for any beading project. Even if you primarily work in chain maille, try a metallic or glass bead to accent your work - experiment!
We have a giant selection of gemstone beads to match the cabochon gemstones
you work with. Jasper beads, quartz beads, and multi-stone assortments are always popular choices. Explore our gemstones for the stones perfect for your wire jewelry making!