This sparkly deep purple mineral is a kind of soft mica Lepidolite stone with rich Lithium content, however, it’s Manganese that is responsible for its color, which is the main component. Found many places in the world, yet for jewelry, quality needs to have some quartz inclusion, just like this one.
It’s a large size deep purple mineral, designed for a modern style gemstone pendant and polished on lapidary diamond wheels to a bright shine. Set with a minimalist style sterling silver 21 gauge square and half round jewelry wire created twist cap hanger and with a 20″ x 1.5 mm silver plated snake chain necklace.
stone size, 59.1 x 17.1 x 7.2 mm 53.85 ct. overall pendant height, 69.1 mm
Lepidolite in the spiritual and metaphysical world is known as the stone that softens energies, that keeps the mental state and emotional body operating in a smooth calm manner. Wearing this stone as jewelry helps to overcome emotional breakdowns.
In the middle ages, the purple stone was worn to protect against harm to those who were close to us either living near or far. Nowadays, according to spiritualists purple represents more royalty and wisdom, and some good fortune. Healers believe that a purple stone is the best to wear for headaches.