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Borealis Labradorite Silver Pendant and Chain

Borealis Labradorite Silver Pendant and Chain

  • £9800

A magnificent large Labradorite gemstone with a fantastic play of blue and green hues . exhibiting some darker structures and striations within its matrix . The gemstone is hand set in silver and comes complete with an 18 inch silver chain.

Labradorite occurs in Igneous rocks such as Basalt and Gabbro and also in metamorphic rocks such as Gneiss. A plagioclase feldspar mineral, displaying an irridescent optical effect called labradorescence,  so as the stone is moved  it responds by changes of hue and colour. This irridescence is due to diffused light reflection , a scattering of the reflected light, from microscopic parallel intergrowths of Albite and Orthoclase minerals.

It is found largely in the Canadian province of Labrador , Canada and Finland. According to native Canadian Inuit legend, the Northern lights were imprisoned in the rocks of the Labrador coast . 

A birthstone for Aquarius , Pisces and Cancer. Labradorite is called the Stone of Transformation , providing strength and perseverance in times of change . Also may relieve anxiety and stress. 

Pendant weight: 22.5 grams      Stone size:  5.5cm x 3cm 

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