Fluorites are Sterling Silver Capped on an 18”Rhodium Plated Sterling Silver Box Chain Mined in China
Fluorite crystals are in the shape of an octahedron. These crystals come in many colors the most common being shades of purple. Colorless, black & pink are most rare. Fluorite may also be found in yellow, orange, red, brown, green, white, blue, gray, the purest being colorless. They may exhibit an array of colors in zones or bands. The assortment of colors exist due to the presence of impurities during the crystal’s formation.
When exposed to ultraviolet light fluorite typically glows.
Fluorite has a hardness of 4 on Mohs hardness scale. Making it soft enough to carve.
The Latin word for fluorite, fluere, means - to flow.
Although your Fluorite may not be an exact match to the ones in the pictures, due to the nature of it being hand made in addition to how these Raw Fluorites are formed, each one is handmade in our Lumina lab and will be matched as closely as possible to the photographs shown. The carat weight will be provided for each necklace purchased.
(Please Note: Some images contain more than one Fluorite necklace; however, one is included per purchase. Props may be present in the pictures. These props are not included with the purchase .)
Lumina's gem stones are hand picked by Lumina. Then after our rock hounding picking adventure the finds are brought back to Lumina's Lab where they are cleaned, sorted, weighed, and classified. The mineral is then created using Sterling Silver cap/top with a Rhodium Plated Sterling Silver Box Chain. The perfect Specimen is then chosen. Fluorites are designed showcasing it's raw, straight from the earth beauty.