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Andalusite Gemstone Beads
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Rough Andalusite

According to historical records origin and naming of Andalusite gemstone is associated with Andalusia, the province in South Spain where it was first extracted. An interesting fact about Andalusite gemstone is that it changes its color depending upon cuts extracted on it and reflection of light focused on it as the result of which it keeps changing its color from pale yellow brown to dark bottle green, to a dark brown to greenish red color thus, making it fascinating jewelry item. It is made from aluminium silicate and is normally used for making jewelry items determined for men and women, usually in the form of rings and bracelets. Andalusite gemstone is also known as Lapis Crucifer because of its natural cross design. Since the crystal has a hardness of 7.5 on Mohs scale, therefore it has its usage in the jewelry market. As the use of this stone dates back to ancient times, it was used as an amulet and worn for protecting from the supernatural powers of evil souls.

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Andalusite - Flat Pear Briolette (AND2)

Andalusite Gemstone  Flat Pear Briolette

Andalusite - Heart Briolette (AND3)

Andalusite Gemstone  Heart Briolette

Andalusite - Faceted Rectangles (AND1)

Andalusite Gemstone  Faceted Rectangles

Andalusite - Pentagon Shape (AND4)

Andalusite Gemstone pentagon Beads

Andalusite - Faceted Rondelle (AND5)

Andalusite Gemstone  Faceted Rondelle
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