Labradorite has a characteristic iridescence that is called adularescence, which is caused by the light refraction in the microstructure. The name Labradorite comes from its finding site, viz. Labrador/Canada. It is said that this gemstone promotes friendship.
For a stunning effect match your dune beads' Labradorite with our lovely Czech beads in blue (Capri blue, London blue topaz, aqua) and green-blue (emerald, Celadon) and counterbalance them with a few oranges/amber and/or red beads. Compliments guaranteed.
Amazonite is a microcline and belongs to a different (alkali feldspar) series. Although it is not found in the Amazon area, it takes its name from the Amazon River. It is a light green, green-blue feldspar; its color is due to small lead impurities. Dune beads' Amazonite has a silky or silvery sheen.
It seems that Amazonite balances between the feminine and masculine energies and opens the door to emotions. It is a stone that helps to see both sides of an issue and that promotes artistic excellence.