Malachite is a semiprecious gemstone composed of over 50% copper, which gives it its vivid green hues--and it’s often found near copper mines! Our malachite beads are cut to expose the beautiful dark and light green striations in the stone, and then polished for a smooth surface.Beautiful with both copper wire and sterling silver wire, our malachite stones will make your wire jewelry unique and attention-calling. Wrap a matching malachite cabochon to make a whole jewelry set incorporating malachite stones!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 (https://wire-sculpture.com/gemstone-cabochon-1.html) 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!