Labradorite is a type of Feldspar, like moonstones, and hold labradorescence within them—a mostly blue and green metallic optical affect that plays on different crystal planes. Named for the Canadian Labrador peninsula where the gemstone was first found in the 1700s. Before that, the Red Paint People of Maine utilized labradorite thousands of years ago before its discovery in Canada: Inuit legend says the lights of aurora borealis were trapped within rocks along the coast of Labrador, Canada.
MOHs Hardness: 6-6.5
Care: Labradorite is fragile, make sure to avoid knocking or dropping your labradorite jewelry onto hard and/or abrasive surfaces. To clean your labradorite piece, wash with warm water and a mild dish soap and let dry—do not use ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
Healing Properties: awareness, adventure, harmony, protection, and embracing the void.