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Iolite

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Oval

OVAL
Ovals are available from 3×4 to 10×12 mm size range. 
All sizes have regular supply. 
Stone are from Indian, Srilanka and African Origin.

 

Pear

PEAR
Pears are available from 3×4 to 10X14 mm size range. 
All sizes have regular supply.
Stone are from Indian, Srilanka and African Origin. 

 

Octagon

OCTAGON
Octagon are available from 3×5 to 10×12 mm size range. 
All sizes have regular supply.
Stone are from Indian, Srilanka and African Origin. 

 

Rounds

ROUNDS
Rounds are available from 1.50 to 8 mm size range. 
All sizes have regular supply.
Stone are from Indian, Srilanka and African Origin. 

 

Square

SQUARE
Squares are available from 2mm to 10 mm size range. 
All sizes have regular supply.
Stone are from Indian, Srilanka and African Origin.

 

  • Hardness

    7.0 – 7.5

  • Occurrence

    Iolite is also known as Cordierite and dichroite. Other common names are water sapphire and Vikings’ compass, named so because of it’s ability to determine the direction of the sun on overcast days. Cordierite is found inGermany, Brazil, Norway, Finland and Madagascar.

  • Appearance

    Has strong pleochroism, meaning the gemstone changes colors depending which angle it is viewed from. Iolite displays colors ranging from deep blue, to violet and light blue and grayish blue. It can be confused with tanzanite which is also strongly pleochroic.

  • Enhancements

    Iolite is not enhanced.

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