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Blackstar Jewelry

Quality, Hand-Crafted, Sterling Silver Jewelry from Nepal.

Alexite

Alexite is a synthetic stone. it is a version of YAG ( Yttrium Aluminum ganet Y4A1209 ) It is used in laser technology.Very hard and durable. Black Star uses 2 different varieties of color changing alexite: one that is green in fluorescent light ( called autumn alexite ) and shifts colors with different intensities of natural light, and one that is purple under light to an electric blue when viewed under fluorescent light ( called lavender alexite ) .

Chemical composition: 
Y4A1209
Color: 
colorless to green, orange, blue and purple
Lustre: 
vitreous to subadamantine
Hardness: 
4.5 - 4.6
Crystal system: 
cubic
Origin: 
Lab grown
Healing properties*: 
Purifies the blood, strengthens blood vessels and improves blood flow. Boosts confidence and strengthens the self esteem in a person. makes the wearer feel more peaceful. Fosters intuitivepower and imagination.
Folklore: 
This is a new lab grown gemstone and does not have any history of folklore.

* Scientific proof may not be available to substantiate these claims.