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Iolite Diamond Cut, Faceted 10mm Coin - 15-16 Inch
Iolite Diamond Cut, Faceted 10mm Coin - 15-16 Inch

Iolite Diamond Cut, Faceted 10mm Coin - 15-16 Inch

SKU: IOL10DC-F
Origin: Tanzania
Also Known As: Viking’s Compass, Water Sapphire, Dichroite

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Iolite most commonly occurs in shades of blue to gray, violet or indigo. It displays a visual property called “pleochroism,” which means that it can appear to be different colors as it shifts in the light. According to Norse legend, Viking explorers used thin pieces of Iolite as the world’s first polarizing lens to help them determine the exact location of the sun for navigation.

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