Pendant set in silver 925.
Natural charoïte without treatment.
As a gemologist who graduated from the National Institute of Gemmology in Paris, all our stones are expert and certified.
Set in silver 925 punched.
Dimensions of the stone. 24.18mm long, 17.34mm wide, 6.47mm high.
Weight of 23.815 carats
Pendant dimensions: 35.49mm long, 19mm wide, 6.47mm high.
Video available via this link
Discover our entire collection of pendants via this link
Our entire shop via this link
Charoïte (pronounced Tcharoïte) is a rare silicate mineral, first described in 1978 and named after the Chara River. It has been reported only in the Shield of Aldan , Sakha Republic , Siberia, Russia. It is found where a synite from the Murunskii massif has penetrated and altered limestone deposits producing a metasomatite of potassium feldspar.
Charoïte is translucent to purple lavender in color with a pearly sheen. Charoitis is strictly massive in nature and fractures are conchoidal. It has a swirling, unusual fibrous, sometimes shimmering appearance , and which, with its intense color, can lead many to believe at first that it is synthetic or artificially enhanced.
Although it is believed to have been discovered in the 1940s, it was not known worldwide until its description in 1978. It is said to be opaque and unattractive when found in the field; a fact that may have contributed to its belated recognition.
for all information on our activity and dates of exhibitions in miners' fairs.
1-8 business days
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.
Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.