Starborn Sphere Gemstone 3D Geometric Wire Star Cage Pendant with Adjustable Chain in Sterling Silver.
Ships in a Starborn Branded Gift Box.
Chrysocolla - Chrysocolla refers to a copper silicate and covers a great span of varieties, mostly displaying patterns of blue and green.
Danburite - A crystalline mineral similar to topaz. Danburite is generally colorless, but can sometimes have a yellow, brown or even pink hue. Pink Danburites tend to be the most expensive of the different colors. Danburite is named for their first discovery in 1839 in Danbury, Connecticut. The deposits in Danbury are inaccessible today, leaving Mexico as the top source for Danburite crystals, though they can also be found in Japan and Madagascar.
Idocrase (Vesuvianite) - Vesuvianite, or Idicrase, is a silicate mineral found in green, brown, yellow and blue. This tetragonal crystal formation was first found in Mount Vesuvius, Italy in 1795. Idicrase can be set at a natural crystal in jewelry or faceted to create a vivid gemstone.
Lapis Lazuli - A relatively rare, semi-precious stone, Lapis Lazuli is an intense blue mixture of minerals. One of the main sources for Lapis Lazuli is in the Kokcha River valley in Afghanistan. Its vivid color is often complemented by flecks of gold pyrite and white veins of calcite. The most prized color for most people is the Lapis Lazuli that is deep and pure in blue with gold flecks.
Libyan Desert Glass - Libyan Desert Glass is a controversial substance found in the Eastern Great Sand Sea of Egypt. Many scientists differ on their beliefs of its origin, though many concur that it is around 26 million years old. Generally yellow in color, this glass can also be found in a milky or even clear tone. Libyan Desert Glass displays an interesting combination of divots, ridges, and smooth waves making it a great choice for display pieces for collectors or even in jewelry.
Moon Amethyst - Moon amethyst is a variety of amethyst that, when heated, displays girasol (an opal reflect).
Nuummite - Nuummite is a rare metamorphic rock of gedrite and anthophyllite. It is found in Nuuk, Greenland and is dated at 2800 million years old. Nuummite displays an iridescent play of black, grey, blue, and sometimes yellow inclusions.
Phosphorsiderite - Phosphosiderite is a phosphate iron mineral with a vitreous luster that occurs in red-violet, lavender, orchid or even mossy blue hues.
Purpurite - Purpurite is a manganese phosphate mineral who’s pink to red-violet tones come from iron and manganese inclusions. This brittle stone forms only as masses and has a matte sheen.
Rutilated Quartz - Rutile is a titanium dioxide mineral occurring in yellow gold, red, black or brown hues. These rutile needs, or crystals, can grow within quartz, creating striking patterns.
Tanzanite - A unique stone with an unusual toned aura, this natural gemstone only occurs in East Africa’s Tanzania, hence the name. Discovered only in 1967, this blue zoisite has become increasingly popular, so much so that it has staked its claim to fame on December’s birthstone list. Tanzanite ranges from a delicate blue (most rare) to a rich blue violet tone with rich purple overtones. The natural raw crystal formations of Tanzanite often display brown and yellow hues.
Turquoise - Turquoise is a semiprecious and typically opaque phosphate mineral which displays a waxy luster and grows in massive nodules. Turquoise can range from robin egg blue to green-blue. Each turquoise mine produces specimens that have their own distinctive characteristics.