Simple cluster of a grayish blue quartz faceted gems with iolite rondelles wire wrapped with either 14 kt. gold fill or sterling silver.
Approximately 1.5" long,
Iolite is named after the Greek word "ios," meaning violet. The rich purple-y to blue hues of iolite earned this gemstone the nickname of water sapphire. Only officially named in 1912, iolite still was loved and valued by cultures throughout history. Iolite is sometimes referred to as the Viking's compass.