Iolite, "Water Sapphire"

Iolite, "Water Sapphire"


Also known as "water Sapphire", Iolite is a lovely indigo/purple color. It is said that ancient Vikings used Iolite to navigate on cloudy days (apparently they didn't have GPS). Gem-quality Iolite is spectacular but not very affordable. These specimens will fit nicely in your rock collection or used in your art work at a budget-friendly price. The stone you see in the photos is a representive of what you will receive--probably won't be the same shape (because Mother Nature makes it that way!), but will be comparable.

  • a bit about Shipping...

    It's an expense nobody likes to pay. And I won't be a hypocrite and raise prices on merch and say "Free Shipping!", because it's not. I'd gladly show up at your front door and hand you your order but that's not practical. It's a necessary expense, and we need to charge it. We are always looking for new ways to save on shipping, so please stay tuned. In the meantime, if the Shipping Rates we must charge are significantly higher than what the actual shipping cost, we're going to make it up to you with free items in your order. It's the least we can do...

  • This is a Final Sale

    We had a thriving bead store in New England before retiring to northeast Tennessee, and instead of having a "Going Out of Business Sale" we brought the entire inventory with us. The beads and findings we offer are not seconds, but are the high-quality items from around the world that we carefuly chose for our store.  Specializing in the fiber arts now, it's time to offer these treasures for sale, and we do so at a very low price. All sales of Books, Beads and Findings Rocks, Minerals and Crystals are final, no returns.