Description: This lovely 1.33-carat pear Iolite is a stunning shade of light purple. This gemstone would be fantastic set in a ring or necklace.
This gemstone gets its name from the word Ios, which is greek for Violet.
Iolite has a property called pleochroism. This means that the gemstone produces "different colors when the stone is seen through different positions" (crystalvaults.com/crystal-encyclopedia/iolite).