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Labradorite Freeform 16cm
Labradorite Freeform, crystal for sale from Madagascar. This striking 16cm wide Labradorite Freeform displays a rich mix of silver and blue colours flashing from deep within the stone. The Labradorite is of the highest grade and has been sympathetically hand cut and polished to produce an impressive individual look. 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. Hand selected by ourselves in Madagascar this freeform is of the highest grade and its striking beauty will enchant you.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.