Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Larimar

I've been searching for larimar on the web to make jewelry with - very expensive. Bought some cabs to wire wrap. According to wikipedia, Larimar is a rare blue variety of pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean. Its coloration varies from white, light-blue, green-blue to deep blue. It is known as the dolphin stone, or Atlantis stone. Here's a photo of one of my most recent pieces made with Larimar: