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Midnight Labradorite Siver Pendant and Chain

Midnight Labradorite Siver Pendant and Chain

  • £6990

A lovely elongated Laabradorite gemstone exhibiting a green play of colour resembling the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights . This display is really visible as the pendant is moved in the light . The internal structure shows some darker specks and some lighter crystalization, all adding to the intrigue of the gemstone . It has been hand crafted in silver coming complete with an 18 inch silver chain. The image shows the pendant resting on a piece of polished Labradorite rock, when moved the pendant also exhibits some of the colours visible in the rock .

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 14 grams      Stone size;  3.9cm x 1.8cm

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