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ID: 4106524 pcs
thumb image of 2.6ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410652)
2.57 ct Iolite
6.9 x 4.9 mm
$ 52.94
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ID: 4122486 pcs
thumb image of 1.3ct Octagon Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 412248)
1.34 ct Iolite
5 x 2.9 mm
$ 26.80
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ID: 4305491 pcs
thumb image of 0.7ct Octagon Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 430549)
0.74 ct Iolite
7 x 4.5 mm
$ 14.80
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ID: 4111474 pcs
thumb image of 1.5ct Oval Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 411147)
1.53 ct Iolite
6.1 x 4.1 mm
$ 31.49
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ID: 4126724 pcs
thumb image of 2.3ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 412672)
2.27 ct Iolite
7 x 4.9 mm
$ 45.40
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ID: 4302451 pcs
thumb image of 0.4ct Baguette Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 430245)
0.42 ct Iolite
6.9 x 3.9 mm
$ 8.40
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ID: 4110014 pcs
thumb image of 1.5ct Oval Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 411001)
1.48 ct Iolite
5.8 x 3.9 mm
$ 30.46
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ID: 4123131 pcs
thumb image of 0.7ct Baguette Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 412313)
0.67 ct Iolite
7.7 x 4.1 mm
$ 13.40
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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: 4108653 pcs
thumb image of 1.5ct Marquise Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410865)
1.47 ct Iolite
8 x 3.9 mm
$ 30.28
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ID: 4123971 pcs
thumb image of 0.7ct Octagon Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 412397)
0.74 ct Iolite
7 x 4.8 mm
$ 14.80
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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: 4105661 pcs
thumb image of 1ct Baguette Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410566)
0.98 ct Iolite
8 x 4.5 mm
$ 20.19
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ID: 4087644 pcs
thumb image of 2.3ct Marquise Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 408764)
2.30 ct Iolite
7.9 x 3.9 mm
$ 47.47
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ID: 4127363 pcs
thumb image of 1.9ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 412736)
1.93 ct Iolite
6.9 x 4.9 mm
$ 38.60
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ID: 3404801 pcs
thumb image of 3.8ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 340480)
3.77 ct Iolite
11.9 x 9.8 mm
$ 177.19
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ID: 28012010 pcs
thumb image of 1.9ct Oval Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 280120)
1.93 ct Iolite
5 x 3.2 mm
$ 11.58
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ID: 4107651 pcs
thumb image of 0.9ct Baguette Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 410765)
0.94 ct Iolite
8 x 4.1 mm
$ 19.36
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ID: 3450091 pcs
thumb image of 1.4ct Octagon / Scissor Cut Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 345009)
1.36 ct Iolite
9.3 x 6.2 mm
$ 40.80
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ID: 3450011 pcs
thumb image of 1.3ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 345001)
1.29 ct Iolite
9 x 7 mm
$ 38.70
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ID: 4301731 pcs
thumb image of 0.4ct Pear Facet Violet Blue Iolite (ID: 430173)
0.41 ct Iolite
6.7 x 5 mm
$ 8.20
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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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