Larimar Silver Pendant
Few have ever seen a Larimar stone, and far fewer still are fortunate as to actually own this rare gem with the ethereal blue colour. The gemstone comes only from a single remote mountainside, in the Dominican Republic, on a single kilometre, and is not found anywhere else in the world. This makes Larimar 10,000 times rarer than diamonds. But luckily, the prices are not controlled by a syndicate so this rare stone is still affordable
Each stone in our Celestial Larimar Collection is a picture of perfect beautiful blues and soft whites throughout.
- Gorgeous high-grade authentic Larimar
- Unique one of a kind pendant (Mother nature guarantees that no two larimar gemstones will be exactly alike)
- (L)30mm x (W)20mm irregular cut genuine Larimar in .925 Sterling Silver setting
- Chain not included
Origin: Found only in the Dominican Republic, in the Los Chupaderos in the Sierra de Baoruco mountain range on the island of Hispaniola.
Also known as: The dreamy, mesmerizing gemstone is known by different names - Atlantis Stone, the Dolphin Stone, the Goddess Stone, Stefilia's Stone.
Origin of Name: The name "Larimar" comes from a combination of Larissa and Mar and was given to the stone by a Dominican who named the stone after his daughter Larissa and Mar, the Spanish word for sea.
Crystal Details: Larimar is a rare variety of blue Pectolite, Sodium Calcium Silicate Hydroxide. it grows into crystals and needle-like structures formed in cavernous holes in basaltic lava. The serene blue color results from the substitution of cobalt for calcium in the stone.
Chemical Composition: (NaCa2Si3O8 (OH))
Hardness: On Mohs scale of mineral hardness - grade 4.5-5 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)
Colour: Pale Blue to Sky Blue, green-blue and deep blue or ''volcanic blue.''. Larimar is the embodiment of the tranquil sea and sky energies. Its soft, soothing blues and calming turquoise is streaked with white patterns that resemble sunlight dancing beneath Caribbean waters. With swirling bands of white, larimar mimics the wave crests of crystal blue Caribbean waters.
Uses: Crystals are a gift of nature that have been cherished and appreciated by humankind for for millennia. There are countless ways we can incorporate crystals into our daily lives. Placed around the home, worn as jewellery or simply held in the hand they remind us of our relationship with nature and Mother Earth.
It is known that crystals, due to their atomic makeup, hold heat and focus light energy, the often used example is quartz crystals being used in watches to generate an electric charge. Beyond this, it is said that crystals and gemstones have different energies that can be used to enhance your own energetic vibrations. Each gemstone is known for its unique 'energetic' properties.
Properties: Empowering - Communication - Meditative
The lure of Larimar, like the lure of the ocean. Larimar is a crystal of serenity, promoting relaxation in every aspect. It’s a true symbol of the tranquil Sea and Sky energies. Some believe that gazing into the sea-like patterns of the stone helps to balance and calm down one’s inner tides.
A stone of clear communication, it provides the strength and courage needed to speak openly from the heart. It promotes self-confidence and encourages us to express our deepest truths and fears.
Larimar effortlessly induces a deep meditative state states by harmonizing internal energies and so raising consciousness. Some have found whilst meditating with Larimar they feel the urge to sing, to let energy out gently and calmly. mood swings. When you work with the energies of this stone, you will have peace and harmony wherever you are, whoever you’re with, and whatever you’re doing.
Chakra: Throat Chakra (Vishuddha)
How to Take Care of Your Larimar Pendant
It is recommended to avoid strong heat and sunlight to prevent colour loss. Due to Larimar’s photosensitive nature, wearing it as jewelry can fade the gemstone relatively quickly, especially if you spend a lot of time in the sun. If you are wearing a Larimar Necklace - tuck it under your shirt when you are in the sunlight whenever possible to help it preserve its mesmerizing bright blue colour.
Be sure not to use harsh chemicals when you clean your Larimar jewelry, as they can easily corrode. When cleaning, use only warm water and a mild soap or detergent. Remove all the soapy residues by washing the gemstone very well. You can wipe it down using a soft cloth.
When storing Larimar gemstones, store them away from other gems and jewellery to prevent scratches and fractures. Larimar is a particularly soft gemstone, therefore, it’s important to handle it with care to prevent any marks from appearing.
- Each piece is unique so this is the exact item you will receive.
- Please note that all metaphysical or healing properties listed are collected from various sources. This information is offered as a service and not meant to treat medical conditions. Mandara Crystals does not guarantee the validity of any of these statements.