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The Larimar Gemstone

The Larimar Gemstone We love the blue colors of this rich "recent" semi-precious gemstone. Larimar, also called "Stefilia's Stone", is a rare blue variety of pectolite found only in the Dominican Republic, in the Caribbean. Its coloration varies from white, light-blue, green-blue to deep blue.   The Larimar gemstone is an extremely rare gemstone that has been found in only one location: in a mountainous, relatively inaccessible region of the Dominican Republic overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The stone is also called the "Atlantis Stone", since it is claimed that the Dominican Republic was part of the lost continent of Atlantis.  Larimar...