Larimar is a rare variety of Pectolite that is only found in the Dominican Republic. Discovered in 1974, this beautiful gemstone has quickly become a favorite for many because of its magical colors and healing abilities.
Creedite is a rare mineral, typically forming slender, prismatic crystals in the oxidized zone of lead and zinc ore deposits. These excellent crystals are often found in clusters, and their colors range from white to yellow, orange, and reddish-brown.
Clinochlore is a mineral in the Chlorite group. Some varieties of the stone, such as Kammererite and Seraphinite, are commonly cut into gemstones. Other varieties are kept as raw stones and used for spiritual healing.
Did you know that Sugilite was named in 1976, yet it was discovered in 1944? The name Sugilite comes from its discoverer, Ken Ichi Sugi, the geologist who found the crystal on an island in Shikoku, Japan.
Did you know Iolites helped Vikings discover the New World? It reduced solar glare and polarized the sunlight while they navigated the ancient seas. Iolite is often called the Viking’s Compass.
Charoite is a rare stone that consists of potassium, barium, calcium strontium, and hydrogen silicate. The stone is named after the Chara River in the Sakha Republic of Siberia. Charoite is named after the Russian word chary, which means magic or dreams.