💜 Metaphysical beliefs say that iolite promotes intuition and self-acceptance. Iolite is associated with the zodiac signs Libra, Sagittarius and Taurus.
💜 One of September's birtstones.
💜 The name iolite comes from the Greek word ios, meaning “violet.” Some believe that the gem aids sleep and helps to unlock creativity. Iolite is often cited as the twenty-first wedding anniversary gemstone. (gia.edu)
💜 According to legend, iolite is called the Viking Compass Stone. It's said that thin slices of iolite served as glare-reducers and polarizing filters that helped ancient Viking navigators locate the sun on cloudy days. This allowed the Nordic mariners to pinpoint their own location on the seas. (gia.edu)
As all stones are different, the approximate size of these stones are .31" wide x .23" long.
Available in honey gold colored glass beads or silver colored glass beads. Choose yours!