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Iolit kristaller för september månad

September Birthstone

September birthstone - Iolite

When we think of the birthstone for September, sapphires often come to mind. But there's another lesser-known, but equally fascinating stone that shares this month's honor: iolite. This deep blue gemstone is a real treasure with a rich history and unique properties. Here we will go through what makes iolite (also called water sapphire) such a special and beloved moonstone.

The name "iolite" comes from the Greek word "ios", meaning "violet", referring to its characteristic color. Iolite is a variant of the mineral cordierite and can vary in color from a light lavender to a deep blue, depending on the angle from which it is viewed. This property is called pleochroism and makes iolite a fascinating stone to look at, as its color changes depending on the angle and intensity of the light.

Iolite has several properties that can contribute to personal development and peace. It is said to be a stone for visions, creativity and to increase intuition.

The beauty of iolite makes it popular in a variety of jewelry. From rings and necklaces to earrings and bracelets, its unique color shifts give each piece a special shine. Because iolite is relatively hard (with a Mohs hardness of 7-7.5), it is suitable for everyday use, although care should be taken to protect it from strong impacts and scratches.

To preserve the beauty and shine of iolite, you should follow some simple care tips:
- Avoid exposing the stone to strong chemicals and cleaning agents.
- Use lukewarm water to clean the stone, and dry it with a soft cloth.
- Store iolite jewelry separately from other jewelry to avoid scratches.

Whether you were born in September or simply appreciate the gemstone's beauty and uniqueness, iolite makes a great addition to any jewelry collection. Its deep blue hues and magical properties make it a truly special moonstone.

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