VOLCANIC BLUE HIGH QUALITY LARIMAR
When we talk about high quality Larimar, the rare gemstone of the Caribbean, it’s the vibrant deep volcanic blue Larimar that strikes one’s imagination.
Blue has always been the hallmark of Larimar, it’s what makes Larimar peculiar and rare among other pectolite colors.
Blue color is the identity of Larimar, it has always been. During all these years in the Larimar business, the volcanic blue and sky blue Larimar has been the most demanded by our clientele.
SKY BLUE LARIMAR
Blue Larimar is the true epitome of the Caribbean waters. Is what no other colored Larimar can really be. Since deep blue Larimar is getting more expensive because of high demand and its rarity, we can observe that a lot of other colored Larimar are emerging in the market.
Larimar with its radiating white streaks reminds of the beautiful islands and glistening waters of the Caribbean.
HIGH QUALITY LARIMAR with Turtleback Patterns
Nonetheless, the other colors of Larimar are emerging during this era as they’ve never before. Why? Because not everyone can access to the rare and expensive high quality blue Larimar?. This has also given the edge to some Larimar vendors to promote red, white, and black Larimar in the market as something very exotic and valuable.
These colored Larimar stones were once considered wastage and would be eschewed while cutting and polishing the glorious volcano blue Larimar.
It’s no surprise that they are inexpensive and easily accessible all around. The reality of the different colored Larimar is that they have always existed.
Let’s have a look at the origin and value of each Larimar color. Have a better understanding about these “Exotic Larimar Colors”
Red color is very inexpensive and it is essentially pectolite with a high concentration of copper and traces of iron deposition.
Locally, Dominican artisans and miners call this stone “piedra carbon” which translates as coal or charcoal stone.
White is the most inexpensive pectolite and it is quite common throughout the world. It comes in different shades of white, such as ash white, pale white, and pinkish hues. It’s only rare if it’s semi or fully transparent.