Fabrication Type: Handcrafted
Material: Iolite Beads, Sterling Silver Findings
Size: Approximately 2.5" (including earring wire)
Iolite is the gemstone name for the mineral, cordierite. The name "iolite" comes from the Greek word for violet. Another old name is dichroite, a Greek word meaning "two-colored rock", a reference to cordierite's strong pleochroism. iolite has also been called "water-sapphire" and "Vikings' Compass" because of its usefulness in determining the direction of the sun on overcast days, the Vikings having used it for this purpose. Iolite is thought to help open upper chakras and aide in communication of spiritual concepts
Each piece is similar, though no item at Crystal Joys is exactly the same as every item uses a unique stone that is non-fabricated. Every item at Crystal Joys is truly "one of a kind". Slight variations in color, size and bead shape exist.
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