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Larimar (Pectolite) History, Lore, Facts, Myths and Pictures

 

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.  

The name "Larimar" comes 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.

This unique Caribbean gemstone is often mistaken for turquoise.

Folklore: 

Its powers are believed to helps us to view events from a different perspective; it softens, enlightens and heals in a physical, emotional, mental and spiritual way.

Larimar stimulates the heart, throat, third eye and crown chakras facilitating inner wisdom and outer manifestation. It represents peace and clarity radiating healing and love energy. It is recommended for people who are stressed.


larimar cab

larimar rough
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Larimar Jewelry and Cabochons

Larimar ring , other larimar jewelry.  A selection of freeform cabochons and rough available for custom jewelry design.

 

 

 

 

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December 5, 2002 20:55