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Labradorite Oval Pendant 13grams
Labradorite Oval Pendant 13grams bezel set in 925 Rhodium plated silver. This lovely Labradorite Pendant displays a mix of vibrant gold, blue and mauve colours flashing from deep within the stone. Using high grade Madagascan Labradorite selected specifically for a pendant the stone is bezel set in 925 silver which covers the side and back of the stone, The silver is Rhodium plated to prevent tarnishing and keep the silver looking bright. Excellent Labradorescence is shown also known as the schiller effect which is the stones famous property. When exposed to the light the gem becomes a shimmering tapestry of colour. The natives of Pauls island off the coast of Labrador have told the story of Labradorite for generations. The tale recounts a legendary Inuit warrior the first to discover that the Aurora Borealis had been stolen from the skyand imprisoned in the gem known as Labradorite, smashing the stone with his spear he returned the northern lights to their home, but some light remained eternally encased in the crystal. As legend has it this is how the phenomenon of Labradoresence came to be.