Gorgeous large stone for pendant or brooch.
Kunzite — gemstone, possessing a remarkably beautiful coloration and high transparency. Characteristic pale pink or purple, sometimes lilac or bluish-purple color with admixture of manganese.
The chemical composition is a silicate of aluminium and lithium; jewelry is a kind of widespread mineral spodumene. Named after the American mineralogist J.. Kunz (George Frederick Kunz; 1856–1932), who in 1902 first described it to samples found in the County of San Diego (PCs. California, USA).
Sometimes because of the strong resemblance lilac and purple crystals with most precious variety of quartz, kunzite is sometimes called lithium amethyst.
Jewelry kunzite has all the main advantages of this precious stone: hardness, transparency, beautiful color, bright luster.
It is believed that kunzite gives peace of mind and helps to feel the joy of life. According to the healers, this stone relieves nervous tension and helps to fight stress. Indeed, its unobtrusive soft pink color radiates serenity and is able to drive away anxiety and sadness.
How to keep
Faintly pink crystals of kunzite prolonged exposure to sunlight can discolour.