In the Crystal Concentrics paradigm, Sugilite is the ultimate Manifestation Stone, bringing into being what you hope and seek for. This one stands, the way you see it in the first photo, and has some "wave light" (like light showing through breaking waves). Sugilite comes from South Africa, was mined out in the 70's and 80's, and most of what's available on the market today is disappointingly impure and low grade. Also, most vendors portray it with poor color reproduction and wet, so it looks its best (and as it might if it were cut and polished). You can see water on Kyle's hand on the pieces shown wet. We like to show you what they look like dry, because that's the truest test of the stone's quality. In this case, someone coated it with something, so it looks permanently wet. But as you can see on the top "cross-cut" angle/section, the stone has actually absorbed the surfacing and its natural surface has reverted to its original texture. The color on this piece is quite superior and uniform. Sugilite is one of our favorite types of stone, and we're hoping to set a new standard in grading and presentation quality for this extraordinary variety. Feel free to contact us with interest, as much of our merchandise is off line. We can post more pieces depending on your interest. Our prices on this material are not so flexible, because we've put a lot of energy into seeking, grading and marking these appropriately, relative to one another. The more a piece is, the more rare and deserving it is of having that price point applied to it. Once you familiarize yourself with our inventory, you'll understand how we've arrived at each unique price. Feel free to contact us with any questions. Oh, and in closing, you'll notice that we also prefer natural pieces, uncut or polished (unless in or for jewelry), with harmoniously pleasing shapes.
Dimensions(cm): Length: 7.5; Width: 3; Height: 5
Region of Origin: Africa, South Africa