Price is per 16-inch strand of these beautiful beads - each measures 10mm.
Sugilite is one of the newest and rarest gemstones. Its rich shades of purple instantly made it highly sought after. Many have hailed Sugilite as the gem of the New Age. Named from the Japanese discover in 1944. It has a very distinctive opaque purple color when found in its most desirable color shades. The polished stones are mostly opaque with an almost waxy luster and a deep reddish purple color. It has been described as a purple turquoise although there is no relation between the two minerals. Its jewelry uses are becoming widespread and sugilite is being used in jewelry styles with turquoise, malachite and coral.
Sugilite is wonderful to carry and instills a feeling of being free. It infuses one with inspiration. It can help one to believe in themsleves and especially in their unique inherent talents. Sugilite is also used to eliminate hostility.