It might not be as well known as other gemstones, but more people should be aware of the subtle beauty of Seraphinite. This polished dark silver and grey precious stone makes a subtle addition to any accessories collection, and is ideal for those who like to wear jewelry, but don't so much care for the vibrant shades of many of the other gemstones on offer. Seraphinite earrings look fantastic, and particularly compliment darker clothes- making them absolutely perfect for formal occasions.
Many gemstones have associations with various traits and intentions, such as passion or wishing someone good luck, and seraphinite is no exception. The gem is often thought to promote good health and healing, so it makes an ideal gift for someone who needs a bit more health and balance in their life. The gem originates from the stunning Lake Baikal, located in remote Siberia, and so it can be amazing to think that the gems in your beautiful Seraphinite earrings once lay under the placid waters of an isolated lake on the edge of the world. They're relatively newly discovered gems, since they were only first found in the mid 1800's.
Seraphinite looks somewhat similar to quartz, but where quartz has black intertwined with threads of silver and grey, seraphinite is primarily silver and grey, giving the gem a luminous look, which is sure to look amazing on your ears. The name comes from the word Seraph, which in Jewish theology means the wings of angels in the service of God, and this name is believed to have been chosen since the silver and grey threads in the stone often look like feathers- feathers from the wings of angels. Who wouldn't want to wear that on their ears?