Sizes and shapes vary
approximate hole size: 1mm
approximately 38 beads per strand
Iolite is a beautiful deep purple or indigo gemstone. This stone is named after the Greek word “io,” meaning “violet.” Iolite was used as a spiritual stone and talisman in the Viking era often referred to as “Viking’s Compass.” Metaphysical healers believe that Iolite can be used to open up deeper self-expression and personal empowerment. Iolite is also believed to increase harmony in relationships and conflict resolution.