Charoite is a new gem on the market, first appearing in 1978. It is found only in one location in Siberia, Russia.
What are some of the properties of charoite gemstones?
The color and patterns are quite unique, with swirling shapes of lavender and violet. It is sometimes described as having the appearance of a purple marble. Charoite has a hardness of 4.5 to 5.0 on the Mohs scale.
What are good ways to use charoite gemstones?
Charoite is suitable for any type of jewelry even pieces that are to be worn daily such as rings and pendants so long as they are worn with care. It can be mounted into jewelry of any kind and is considered to be a versatile gemstone.
This purchase was very easy to complete. I have been buying items every once in a while from you for a few years now, and always love the simplicity of teaching and purchasing items. I will, of course, purchase from you again.
GemSelect has a vast selection of gemstones in various size, shape and price. I like it because the gems are precut and ready for the novice jewler. The website is very easy to navigate and purchasing was a breeze.