AFRICAN TURQUOISE, LABRADORITE, CRYSYAL - QUARTZ

Regular price $45.00

Necklace is 24 " long

Labradorite is a member of the quartz family and is treasured for its remarkable play of color, known play of color. The stone, usually gray-green, dark gray, black or grayish-white, is composed in aggregate layers that refract light as iridescent flashes of peacock blue, gold, pale green, or coppery red.

Although African Turquoise is called Turquoise, it is actually not turquoise in the traditional sense. Rather, it is a form of jasper that is mined in Africa, and is often treated to give it that rich blue-green color we love about traditional turquoise. The matrix of the stone with its beautiful black and brown webs and spots is what truly makes the stone a beautiful substitute for the more expensive traditional turquoise.