The LC is very excited to introduce you to yet another one of our rare and exotic gemstones. This time, we’re going to shed some light on our brilliant Himalayan Kyanite collection. Continue reading to discover more about this stunning gemstone.

Kyanite is more of a collector gem than a mainstream gem. While Rare and Exotic Gemstones - Himalayan Kyanite Ringthe name kyanite has been in circulation since 1789, this gem was traded in Europe as sapphire up until the 20th century. Its name actually comes from the Greek word “kyanos” meaning blue. It gleams a vivid royal blue hue, earning this gem a comparison to the finest Ceylon and Kasmir sapphire.

Many believe the Himalayan variety is one of the highest qualities of kyanite deposits ever discovered. In 1995 this variety was discovered in the Kali Gandaki region of Nepal, which is one of the Rare and Exotic Gemstones - Himalayan Kyanite Bracelethighest points on earth. Although its sapphire or rich cobalt blue with a violet undertone hue is popular, kyanite is also available in other varieties that display green or black.

Complementary on most skin types, many jewelers are inclined to adopt Himalayan kyanite in their designs. Its beautiful blue hue also complements a variety of settings.

Also known as cyprine, cyanite, distene and rhaeticite, kyanite is 100 percent natural with no additional treatments. Because of its stunning similarity to sapphire, kyanite is an affordable alternative to September’s birthstone.

Rare and Exotic Gemstones - Himalayan Kyanite Collage

1. Himalayan Kyanite Earrings | 2. Himalayan Kyanite Pendant | 3.  Himalayan Kyanite Bracelet

Now that you have discovered the extraordinary and dazzling qualities of Himalayan kyanite, you will feel confident tuning into Wednesday’s 8-hour Himalayan Kyanite Show! Only the LC can offer you the lowest price guarantee and our 30-day money-back guarantee with rare and exotic gemstones like this one!