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Iolite. Known as the gemstone of the Vikings, Iolite was used by Norse and Viking explorers as a navigational aid, as a properly oriented stone would change color in relation to the direction of sunlight, allowing for crude navigation in the fog- enshrouded northern Atlantic waters where the direction of the sun was otherwise impossible to discern.  https://www.etsy.com/listing/126884990/sterling-silver-ring-with-koi-fish

Known as the gemstone of the Vikings, Iolite was used by Norse and Viking explorers as a navigational aid, as a properly oriented stone would change color in relation to the direction of sunlight

2.80CT BEAUTIFUL IOLITE GEM - Wonderful tones

2.80CT BEAUTIFUL IOLITE GEM - Wonderful tones

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IOLITE, Fine(gut saturation of blu, trasparence with minor inclusions) iolite more than 1kt is rare.

IOLITE, Fine(gut saturation of blu, trasparence with minor inclusions) iolite more than 1kt is rare.

Blue apatite.  Besides being found in the earth, apatite is a component of some kidney stones.  They don't look this pretty.

Besides being found in the earth, apatite is a component of some kidney stones.

PrehniteProspect Park Quarry, New Jersey

A very fine, lustrous and deeply colored specimen of Prehnite from Prospect Park Quarry, Passaic Co., New Jersey·

19.80cts 6pc Natural Iolite Rose Cut Uneven shape Talpe

19.80cts 6pc Natural Iolite Rose Cut Uneven shape Talpe

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Iolite - helps with astral travel, awakens inner knowledge, stimulates visions

.Morganite (Pink Beryl) the stone of Divine Love. This delicate yet powerful stone opens one to the frequency of the universal heart. attracts love and maintains it. promotes abundance of the heart and prosperity of love. assists in connecting with Divine Love and angelic energies: Helps to release unhealthy emotional patterns Aids in developing trust Brings a sense of joy and inner strength Used by healers to counter stress and stress-related illness.

Morganite with Quartz and Lepidolite. Dara-i-Pech, Kunar Prov. Size: 8 x 5 x cm

Axinite is useful in helping you to submit gracefully to changes in your life. It focuses your thoughts on what needs to be replaced and what it should be replaced with. It grounds you in everything you do and aligns you to the Earth. Axinite is excellent for finding solutions to problems that satisfy everyone involved. It also helps to inspire your playful nature and makes meeting people and making friends a smoother process!

Axinite: a balancing, harmonizing, and grounding stone, this mineral generates amicability and brings about the best of positive energy, and can energize those working with it

Piragirita

Pyrargyrite Known also as dark red silver which lights up a bright cherry red with backlighting from Fresnillo, Zacatecas, Mexico credit: Marin Mineral.

Depending on its orientation, iolite/cordierite can be perceived as near-colorless or bluish. The sample on the right, above, in fact tends toward brown when its orientation is altered. Gemmy material, like the faceted iolite below, as well as other minerals with useful optical qualities, could have aided Viking navigators. (Photo: Mia Dixon,

Depending on its orientation, iolite/cordierite can be perceived as near-colorless or bluish. Also called the "water sapphire" - might make an interesting material for a ceremonial dagger or sword, with a hardness of hmm

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