Iolite is a rare mineral from the mineral class of "silicates and germanates".
The name Iolite comes from the Greek ἴον [ion] for violet and λίθος [lithos] for stone, so together "violet stone" because of its color. Cordierite, is named after the French mineralogist Pierre Louis Antoine Cordier.
The zodiac signs of Iolite (gemology) or Cordierite (mineralogy) are Virgo, Capricorn and Aquarius.
The chakras associated with Iolite are the Third Eye and Throat.
Healing properties attributed to Iolite are for to decrease fatty deposits, ease the effects of alcohol and it favors detoxification and regeneration of the liver.
It also promotes understanding and frees causes of addiction.
Iolite is also known by the names: Cordierite, Dichroite, Hard Fahlunite, Jolite, Lazulith (of von Schlotheim), Luchsapphir, Luchssaphir, Peliom, Spanish Lazulite, Steinheilite, Tanolite, Water Sapphire.
Size approx. 20 mm long
The color and size of each sample may vary.
Optionally you can add to the pendant a cord or a chain as specified below:
- Black leather cord 44 cm or 50 cm long, thickness 2 mm and metal snap clasp.
- 925 silver chain snake type 50 cm long, thickness 1 mm and lobster clasp.