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Iolite #IT-694

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Iolite  #IT-694
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A watery purplish Blue Iolite! Expertly faceted into a Princess cut. The color is gorgeous. This gem has a very minute twinkle (Internal Characteristic) in the crown (side). Does not take away the beauty of this gemstone.

Iolite is a extreme example of a color shifting property called pleochroism. Iolite will appear violet blue, sometimes clear, shift it again and you can see a golden yellow! This unique phenomenon helped the Vikings on their sea journeys. The Vikings would gaze through a thin piece of Iolite at the sun. They were then able to tell by the shifting color, their navigating position of the sun.

Species / Variety: Iolite
Country Africa
Color: bluish Violet
Carat Weight: .85 cts.
Shape / Cut: Princess - Square
Size: 6.1 X 6.0 Depth 3.7MM
Clarity: Very Good
Treatment: None
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