Ammolite is a rare and valuable opal-like organic gemstone found primarily along the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains f the United States and Canada. It is arguably the rarest gemstone on earth, rivaling the rarity of such gemstones as alexandrite and red diamonds. It is made of the fossilized shells of ammonites, which in turn are composed primarily of aragonite, the same mineral that makes up nacreous pearls. It is one of several biogenic gemstones; others include amber and pearl.
In 1981, ammolite was given official gemstone status by the World Jewellery Confederation, the same year commercial mining of ammolite began, It was designated the official gemstone of the Province of Alberta in 2004. Stone Size: 26 x 5.05 mm. Total Pendant Length: 1 3/8. Chain Length: 18 (925 sterling silver). The product come with a Free Jewelry Box.
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All Custom orders are non refundable. The item "NATURAL AMMOLITE 26 x 5mm 925 STERLING SILVER PENDANT NECKLACE" is in sale since Thursday, March 26, 2015. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Fine Jewelry\Fine Necklaces & Pendants\Gemstone".The seller is "silvermccowan" and is located in "Worldwide Shipping" . This item can be shipped worldwide.