Andalusite is a strikingly beautiful gem that displays a very distinct combination of colors. With its very pronounced level of pleochroism, this gemstone is a beautiful treasure. Continue reading to discover more about this rare and exotic gemstone before joining us Dec 8 from 6 p.m. to midnight.
Andalusite derives its name from the Spanish province where it was first sighted in 1789. Its play of red, green and yellow hues resembles a muted iridescence with adaptable color tones.
Andalusite’s ability to exhibit a variety of hues in a single stone, including light yellow-brown, olive, dusty rose, and gray-green, makes it difficult to pin down a leading color. This is a gem that appears in different colors when viewed from different angles.
Andalusite has traditionally been a collector’s gem and a rare find. While difficult to acquire in small jewelry shops, artisans are beginning to introduce this stone into their creations. Check out a few of our favorite andalusite jewelry pieces below.
Now that you have unravelled the mystery behind the rarity of this exotic gemstone, you will definitely look forward to our exclusive Andalusite Show! Tune in Tuesday, Dec 8 from 6 p.m. to midnight CT. Only the LC can offer you the lowest price guarantee and our new 30-day money-back guarantee!