SPINEL

Hand picked beautiful and unique natural Spinels set into South Australian made custom jewellery by Michelle Kennedy, Bluebell Design.

SPINEL

HARDNESS: 8

LOCATION: Afghanistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Sri Lanka

BIRTHSTONE MONTH: August

COLOURS: Red, pink & orange, along with steely blue/lavender/lilac

FACTS:

  • Spinel is Magrnesium Aluminium Oxide
  • Some Spinels can have inclusions within the stone that perfectly resemble a human fingerprint
  • Spinel is considered to be a calming stone and is thought to relieve those suffering from stress
  • Spinel is so similar to Rubies, that it wasn’t until the discovery between the two was made, that Gemmology existed as a whole new world to explore
  • The famous 14th Century Black Prince's Ruby in the British Imperial Crown is actually a red Spinel

 

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