Iolite, also known as Cordierite, was in the past called Water Sapphire, but it is not related to sapphire (corundum). This is a beautiful blue stone with a modest price tag. This is quite suitable for jewelry, having a hardness of 7.5.
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According to legend, Vikings used iolite slices to reduce glare when checking the sun’s position on cloudy days.
Iolite’s name is from the Greek word “ios”, meaning “violet”.
When you turn iolite, you’ll see three distinct colors in three crystal directions.
Iolite is also popularly known as “water sapphire.”
Iolite is the gemstone for the 21st wedding anniversary.