Trapezoid shaped, lavender purple colored, matched pair of Lepidolite designer cabochons 26 mm by 5 to 10 mm and 4 mm thick.
These weigh about 8.5 carats each.
Lepidolite is an mica that is a by-product of the mining of lithium and owes its purple color to lithium's proximity.
This semi precious gemstone material is pale purple or lavender and it has a lovely chatoyancy or shimmer.
Lepidolite comes from the Stewart Mine in Pala, California.
The name Lepidolite is from the Greek word lepidos, meaning scale, because Lepidolite normally appears scaly.
Metaphysical Properties of Lepidolite: Lepidolite is most effective in calming frayed nerves, helping one to release stress and worry, and setting one on the path of willing acceptance.