Kunzite Jewelry

Kunzite is lilac-pink Spodumene. It is beautiful in rings, necklaces, and pendants.

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Kunzite Jewelry
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Care, Treatments & Where

    Kunzite is lilac-pink Spodumene. It's color is a result of manganese. It has a hardness of 7.

    Kunzite is often irradiated to enhance color.

    Kunzite is especially fragile due to its crystalline structure. Protect this gemstone from scratches and sharp blows. Also avoid large temperature changes (such as leaving it be a heater vent or in a hot car). Do not clean kunzite in a home ultrasonic cleaner. Kunzite will fade when exposed to sunlight over time.

    Kunzite is found in Africa, Brazil, Canada, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Sweden, and USA (California).


Mystical Properties and Lore

    Pink Kunzite promotes emotional support. It helps keep the mind and emotions in sync.

    Kunzite was discovered in 1877. It was named after G. F. Kunz in 1902.

    Depending on the direction one is viewing kunzite, it will appear as different colors. It will be clear from one direction and pink from the other. As a result, it needs to be cut carefully so that the pink will show through the table facet.

    Kunzite is known as the US patriotic stone of September.


    Smiley What can appear pink from one end and clear from the other?


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