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Labradorite Knotted Necklace with Sterling Silver Lobster Claw Clasp
- Labradorite Knotted Necklace with Sterling Silver Lobster Claw Clasp
- Approx. 19 1/2" long
- Bead size approx. 10-11mm
- Strung and knotted on silk cord
- Handcrafted at Beads of Paradise NYC
Labradorite is an iridescent gemstone with a beautiful schiller or metallic luster when viewed from certain angles. A member of the plagioclase feldspar group along with Sunstone, Labradorite is known as a smokey grayish/green mineral base that creates an amazing metallic rainbow, referred to as "labradorescence". Labradorite was named after the Labrador Peninsula in eastern Canada where it was first found around 1770. Deposits have also been found in Australia, Finland, Madagascar, India, Mexico and the Adirondack Mountains in the United States. In stone lore, Labradorite is rumored to dispel negative energy, ease anxiety and feelings of depression, and enhance intuition and self confidence during difficult times.