Larimar Stone, 76g, Slab Rough, Blue Pectolite, Dolphin Stone, Red Plume Matrix, Red Hematite Larimar Matrix, 3 x 2 x 1/4 " (76 x 51 x 7mm)

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Made in Plano, Texas

Item details

One of a kind piece of rough Larimar slab as shown with desirable red matrix on the corners. High Quality Loose, Rough cabochon of blue pectolite. The second picture is back lit to show off the beautiful color and webbing of the stone.

Dimensions: 3 x 2 x 1/4 " (76 x 51 x 7 mm)
Shape: roughly rectangular
Weight:76.95g
Source: Dominican Republic

Already cut to a rough cabochon, this piece is suitable for further shaping, cutting, cabbing, faceting, or drilling.

Here is a unique, high quality piece of rough larimar slab custom trimmed for a large, beautiful cabochon, although it would make several great cabs with the red matrix at the edges.

The red matrix is arranged in circles at three of the corners and runs along one of the short sides. This piece is almost all yield and has many possibilities. A truly one of a kind piece of rough larimar that can fetch many times the price, as finished jewelry. I am asking $3/g for this large exquisite piece of Larimar.

I personally like the red hematite matrix very much and find this desirable, especially when dendritic (finger-like) in nature. The round arcs of the red orbs can render some stunning jewelry in the right hands.

There is no formal grading system for Larimar so I do not apply the "A" system rating to Larimar. The beauty of Larimar is ultimately in the eye of the beholder. Some like the deep green parts, some like the deep blue, some like it all.

Larimar is Blue Pectolite, also called Dolphin Stone, Stefilia's stone, and Atlantis Stone.

The pieces were photographed wet to show the stone's true color. The photos are unaltered except for cropping; these are the true colors of this Larimar as captured by my camera. The first picture is back lit to show off the translucent parts of the stone.


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VAT - Please note that Etsy (not me) has posted prices as VAT included "where applicable" when showing prices. I am a US seller, not VAT registered and cannot by law collect VAT or duties. All pricing is minus VAT or duties. If your country charges VAT, duties or delivery fees, these are your responsibility. Please check with your local postal authorities for estimates of any additional costs you may have when importing from the US. You may be charged VAT when your item arrives. Contact me to cancel promptly if necessary.

Slab Polishing Service Polishing services are available. Add the service below to your cart and indicate which side(s) you wish polished in the "Note to Seller" when you make your purchase. Polishing can take up to 2 weeks depending on my workload. Polishing Service: https://www.etsy.com/listing/226104017/slab-full-polish-one-side-polishing

I am happy to discuss any of the following customizations: - splitting large pieces - set or volume discounts - consultation on buying or selling Larimar or other colored stones lapidary treatments such as: - tumble-polishing - flat polishing - drilling - simple engraving e.g. calligraphy, monogramming, etc. - cabochon making I do not make faceted gems at this time although this is a future plan.

I have compiled notes on Larimar quality and buying, which is available in my store for $10. It can help answer questions and give you a general background that helps you to ask good questions and make good Larimar buying decisions: https://www.etsy.com/listing/263743472/larimar-quality-and-buying-notes-a-guide It is 30+ pages of practical, detailed, useful information with updated pricing tables (Mar 2016)

The more valuable a mineral is, the more important it is to know where it came from, for several reasons including identification, avoiding conflict mineral sources, rarity, and valuation. Where at all possible, I identify the source of items in my store. If I do not know, I will state "unknown", or, in the case of less valuable material, I may not mention the source. However, I will mention the source for less valuable minerals if I do know. For example, amethyst and jasper are common materials, but quality and characteristics vary from source to source, therefore, I will say, for example, if it is Brazilian amethyst, or Mexican jasper. I do not guess or assume where my specimens come from, and only say if I am certain.

There are many ways of doctoring images to make material look more valuable. Here's how and why I don't do this. Like sourcing, the more valuable a mineral, the greater importance to preserve the integrity of information used to sell the material. Bottom line, alterations can't ethically make the material look like a different value than it actually is. My photos put the material in its best light, but do not cross the line of misvaluation. I alter my photos as little as possible: cropping and enlarging, and rarely, compression (removing the extraneous light and dark ranges to repair less-than perfect lighting). Pieces are mostly photograhed wet and sometimes backlit. Although these are natural effects, the same ethics apply.

VAT - Please note that Etsy (not me) has posted prices as VAT included "where applicable" when showing prices. I am a US seller, not VAT registered and cannot by law collect VAT or duties. All pricing is minus VAT or duties. If your country charges VAT, duties or delivery fees, these are your responsibility. Please check with your local postal authorities for estimates of any additional costs you may have when importing from the US. You may be charged VAT when your item arrives. Contact me to cancel promptly if necessary.

Slab Polishing Service Polishing services are available. Add the service below to your cart and indicate which side(s) you wish polished in the "Note to Seller" when you make your purchase. Polishing can take up to 2 weeks depending on my workload. Polishing Service: https://www.etsy.com/listing/226104017/slab-full-polish-one-side-polishing

I am happy to discuss any of the following customizations: - splitting large pieces - set or volume discounts - consultation on buying or selling Larimar or other colored stones lapidary treatments such as: - tumble-polishing - flat polishing - drilling - simple engraving e.g. calligraphy, monogramming, etc. - cabochon making I do not make faceted gems at this time although this is a future plan.

I have compiled notes on Larimar quality and buying, which is available in my store for $10. It can help answer questions and give you a general background that helps you to ask good questions and make good Larimar buying decisions: https://www.etsy.com/listing/263743472/larimar-quality-and-buying-notes-a-guide It is 30+ pages of practical, detailed, useful information with updated pricing tables (Mar 2016)

The more valuable a mineral is, the more important it is to know where it came from, for several reasons including identification, avoiding conflict mineral sources, rarity, and valuation. Where at all possible, I identify the source of items in my store. If I do not know, I will state "unknown", or, in the case of less valuable material, I may not mention the source. However, I will mention the source for less valuable minerals if I do know. For example, amethyst and jasper are common materials, but quality and characteristics vary from source to source, therefore, I will say, for example, if it is Brazilian amethyst, or Mexican jasper. I do not guess or assume where my specimens come from, and only say if I am certain.

There are many ways of doctoring images to make material look more valuable. Here's how and why I don't do this. Like sourcing, the more valuable a mineral, the greater importance to preserve the integrity of information used to sell the material. Bottom line, alterations can't ethically make the material look like a different value than it actually is. My photos put the material in its best light, but do not cross the line of misvaluation. I alter my photos as little as possible: cropping and enlarging, and rarely, compression (removing the extraneous light and dark ranges to repair less-than perfect lighting). Pieces are mostly photograhed wet and sometimes backlit. Although these are natural effects, the same ethics apply.


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