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3 Pcs-Larimar Faceted Nugget- 9-12mm
Larimar is a rare form of pectolite, which was discovered in the 1970`s and is only found in the Dominican Republic. It has an extraordinary blue appearance similar to the color of the ocean in tropical areas. Hardness varies between 5-7 on the Mohs scale with the darker blue stones ranging closer to 7. Larimar beads are named 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. Gemologists have discovered that Larimar is a rare form of blue pectolite.