- Stone: Charoite
- Metal: Sterling Silver
- Length: 1 5/8"
- Width: 2"
Charoite is a rare silicate mineral named for the Chara River. It has been reported only from the Aldan Shield, Sakha Republic, Siberia, Russia. It is translucent lavender to purple in color with a pearly luster with an unusual swirling, fibrous appearance.
This unique stone pendant was crafted in the historic city of Jaipur, India. Jaipur, the capital of the state of Rajasthan, has been famous for it's traditional jewelry for many centuries. Rajasthan is an area rich in deposits of precious and semi-precious stones. Jaipur bazaars abound with classic tribal jewelry and are renowned for their expert stone cutters and designers. We hope you enjoy this beautiful piece of India's historic artistic tradition.