Charm and Elegance in a Natural Iolite Ring
Selected Rings, Pendants and Talismans made available to Gemstoneuniverse.com patrons in May 2012
Gemstoneuniverse.com Table Natural Iolite Gemstone Facts
|Treatment||None. Fully Natural|
|Patron Location||Alberta , Canada|
|All inclusive Price||$ 211.46 / INR 11418.84|
|Comments||There are numerous gemstones and each one comes with something enigmatic and special about it. Nature has bestowed special attributes to them and that is precisely why they are gems.
Featured today is a natural treatment free iolite of 3.12 carats from Madagascar set in sterling silver as a Saturn talisman ring. The oval shaped iolite is eye clean and has an enchanting royal bluish violet color.
Iolite or Neeli is the substitute gem for natural blue sapphire or neelam. Iolite is the gemstone of Shani’s consort and is therefore also known as Shanipriya. The gem is used to harness the energies of Saturn and can bring some wonderful jyotish results.
Not only was this gemstone used by the Vikings to navigate across seas, it also finds modern day usage in making of catalytic converters.
Iolite is also known as dichroite or cordierite. It is a phenomenal gem that displays a special property known as pleochroism where the gem appears to have differnt shades of colors when viewed from different angles. In case of iolite the violet blue gem shows shaded ranging from yellow to brown on its surface.
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