Sterling Silver Spectral Pyrite Pendant

$178.00
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  • Stone: Spectral Pyrite
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Length: 2.25"
  • Width: 1"

Spectral Pyrite is an iridescent form of 'pyrite druzy'. Druzy gemstones are actually relatively rare, especially in non-quartz species. It is a relatively recent discovery and so far, it has only been found in one location in the world - Russia. Spectral pyrite is famed for its rainbow-like iridescence, caused by differential refraction and diffraction of light. Top quality materials can shimmer with all colors of the rainbow, including gold, green, pink and blue.

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.