Spinel: an Anonymous Beauty
Spinel like Peridot is the birthstone of August. If you are born in this month you are lucky to enjoy the multiples shades of purple, pink or blue or red SPINEL.
Location & Myths
SPINEL are found in Afghanistan, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. However, spinel has been discovered more recently in various sites including Africa, Australia, Russia, and Vietnam.
SPINEL has a hardness of 8 and is even harder, making them suitable for a variety of jewelry pieces, from rings to earrings, bracelets, and pendants.
SPINEL is a stone of revitalization,and inspiration stone and it can re-energize all aspects of yourself. This makes it an excellent stone for workaholics.
Did you know?
Spinel has been for years unknow by EVERYONE even on the The gemstone at the front of the Imperial State Crown. Yes the Black Prince's Ruby is a large, irregular cabochon red spinel weighing 170 carats (34 g) set in the cross pattée above the Cullinan II diamond at the front of the Imperial State Crown of the United Kingdom. All red gemstones used to be referred to as rubies or "balas rubies". It was not until 1783 that spinels were chemically differentiated from rubies. They both have aluminium, oxygen, and a little chromium, but spinels also have magnesium, which rubies don't have.