VIKING'S COMPASS STONE
Item# R-0141 . . . $245.00








VIKING'S COMPASS STONE

Iolite is sometimes called the Viking's compass stone. Slices of iolite served as glare-reducers and polarizing filters which helped ancient Viking navigators locate the sun on cloudy days. This allowed the Nordic mariners to pinpoint their own location on the seas. This stone is popular today with it's deep blue/violet color, depending on the light.


- shield shaped, rose cut iolite
- 7.5 carats
- 17 x 14mm

- 14KT gold filled bezel & ring shank

- size 8