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ID: 3405951 pcs
thumb image of 1.4ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 340595)
1.40 ct Iolite
9.5 x 6.8 mm
$ 32.20
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ID: 2796486 pcs
thumb image of 3.3ct Octagon Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 279648)
3.30 ct Iolite
6.1 x 4 mm
$ 39.60
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ID: 4087724 pcs
thumb image of 1.6ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 408772)
1.56 ct Iolite
4.9 x 4.8 mm
$ 32.20
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ID: 4122475 pcs
thumb image of 1.1ct Baguette Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 412247)
1.13 ct Iolite
5 x 2.7 mm
$ 22.60
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ID: 4087654 pcs
thumb image of 1.9ct Oval Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 408765)
1.91 ct Iolite
6 x 4.1 mm
$ 39.42
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ID: 4108634 pcs
thumb image of 1.9ct Marquise Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410863)
1.91 ct Iolite
7.8 x 3.9 mm
$ 39.35
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ID: 4126734 pcs
thumb image of 1.6ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 412673)
1.62 ct Iolite
6.9 x 4.5 mm
$ 32.40
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ID: 2551225 pcs
thumb image of 1.3ct Octagon Step Cut Violet Iolite (ID: 255122)
1.34 ct Iolite
5 x 3.1 mm
$ 14.07
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ID: 4089075 pcs
thumb image of 1.9ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 408907)
1.90 ct Iolite
6.1 x 4 mm
$ 39.22
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ID: 4109954 pcs
thumb image of 1.6ct Oval Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410995)
1.58 ct Iolite
6 x 4.1 mm
$ 32.52
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ID: 2796336 pcs
thumb image of 2.7ct Octagon Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 279633)
2.70 ct Iolite
6 x 3.9 mm
$ 32.40
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ID: 4106463 pcs
thumb image of 2.2ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410646)
2.19 ct Iolite
7 x 4.7 mm
$ 45.11
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ID: 2791796 pcs
thumb image of 2.9ct Octagon Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 279179)
2.88 ct Iolite
6 x 4 mm
$ 40.32
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ID: 2795695 pcs
thumb image of 2.6ct Octagon Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 279569)
2.58 ct Iolite
6.1 x 3.9 mm
$ 30.96
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ID: 41242710 pcs
thumb image of 2.3ct Octagon Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 412427)
2.26 ct Iolite
4.9 x 2.9 mm
$ 45.20
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ID: 4089065 pcs
thumb image of 1.9ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 408906)
1.94 ct Iolite
6.2 x 4.1 mm
$ 40.04
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ID: 2551315 pcs
thumb image of 1.4ct Octagon Step Cut Violet Iolite (ID: 255131)
1.39 ct Iolite
5 x 3.1 mm
$ 14.60
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ID: 4106453 pcs
thumb image of 1.2ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410645)
1.22 ct Iolite
5.2 x 5.1 mm
$ 25.13
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ID: 2800719 pcs
thumb image of 1.6ct Oval Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 280071)
1.55 ct Iolite
5 x 3.1 mm
$ 9.30
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ID: 4106514 pcs
thumb image of 2.6ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410651)
2.59 ct Iolite
7.1 x 5 mm
$ 53.35
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ID: 41045310 pcs
thumb image of 2.2ct Oval Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410453)
2.17 ct Iolite
5.1 x 3.2 mm
$ 22.31
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Iolite
The name iolite comes from the Greek "ios", which means violet. The Vikings probably mined iolite from deposits in Norway and Greenland. Viking sailors used iolite as a polarizing filter to find the sun on cloudy days for safe offshore navigation. Iolite is usually a purplish blue when cut properly, with a softness to the color that is quite attractive. The favorite color is that pretty, violet blue that is unlike other gemstones. Pleochroism is very pronounced in iolite and is seen as three different color shades in the same stone. In viewing an iolite stone, the colors violet blue, yellow gray and a light blue can be seen; all a result of pleochroism.

Its hardness of 7-7.5 makes iolite a suitable jewelry stone, though the presence of cleavage must be taken into account and some care taken, such as protection from blows. Iolite, a gem variety of the mineral cordierite, is an unusual stone indeed that is not commonly seen in jewelry. Iolite is known as the gemstone for clear vision.
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