Andesine is a member of the plagioclase feldspar group, which also includes labradorite and sunstone. All the members of this group are a mixture of albite and anorthite, with andesine being 50-70% albite and 30-50% anorthite.
What are some of the properties of andesine labradorite gemstones
As mentioned above andesine is suitable for jewelry that will be worn occasionally or in an area that will not create opportunities to damage the gem - like a pendant or earring. Ring designs can be made with andesine labradorite gemstones, but the setting should protect the gemstone from impact, so your jewelry lasts a lifetime.
What are good ways to use andesine labradorite gemstones
Andalusite is an excellent gemstone to use for any jewelry design. Andalusite is typically used to create rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. It is a very convenient gem type to work with because of the abundance of lots Andalusite is available as.
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