AAA quality Labradorite in a hand-sculpted freeform setting using a lead-free silver bearing soft solder tiffany technique.
Origins: Canada, Finland, Mexico, USA, Norway
Mohs Hardness: 6-6.5
Properties: Labradorite is considered a powerful stone of magic and transformation, awakening supersensory abilities and the awareness of other states of energy.
History: The name labradorite refers to the region of Labrador in Canada, where the stone was first found in the 18th century. in the 19th century, discoveries of deposits in Russia increased its popularity in jewelry.
Labradorite (Along with Rainbow Moonstone) belongs to a group of minerals called feldspars that are commonly found in the earth's crust. It has a dull, blue-green appearance, but when it is turned to the light, particularly if the surface is polished, a deep blue sheen peers, a shimmering light effect called labradoresence.