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6mm Iolite

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6mm Iolite

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Iolite is named after the Greek word “ios” meaning violet.  The stunning  purple- blue hues of Iolite have earned the
the nickname of water sapphire

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Iolite is named after the Greek word “ios” meaning violet.  The stunning  purple- blue hues of Iolite have earned the
the nickname of water sapphire.
Iolite is sometimes referred to as the Viking’s compass. It is said that Iolite was used to plarize the light to help Viking sailors navigate when the sun was hidden by clouds.