Larimar Necklace

  • METAL: Sterling Silver .925 (Nickel Free & Lead Free) 
  • STONE: Larimar 24 mm x 26 mm x 8 mm
  • PENDANT LENGTH: 40 mm with Bail
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CHAIN(s): Sterling Silver .925 (Nickel Free and Lead Free)

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Chain #1 - 2mm Rope

Chain #2 - 0.8mm Box

Chain #3 - 1.2mm Oxidized Rounded Box

Chain #4 - 1.7mm Oxidized Popcorn 

HISTORY OF LARIMAR

The Dominican Republic's Ministry of Mining records show that Father Miguel Domingo Fuertes Loren of the Barahona Parish requested permission on 23 November 1916 to explore and exploit the mine of a certain blue rock that he had discovered. Pectolites were not yet known in the Dominican Republic, and the request was rejected.

 LARIMAR

Rough Larimar

Miguel Méndez and Peace Corps volunteer Norman Rilling rediscovered Larimar in 1974 on a beach at the foot of the Bahoruco Mountain Range, the coastal province of Barahona. Natives believed that the stone came from the sea, and they called the gem Blue Stone. Miguel took his young daughter's name Larissa and the Spanish word for sea (mar) and formed Larimar, to suggest the colors of the Caribbean Sea where it was found. The few stones that they found were alluvial sediment, washed into the sea by the Bahoruco River. An upstream search revealed the in situ outcrops in the range and soon the Los Chupaderos mine was formed.

(Source: Wikipedia)

 


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