Russian Diopside & White Zircon pendant (1.30ct) in 925 Sterling Silver w/chain
Derived from the Greek word 'di' meaning two, and 'opsis', meaning vision, Russian diopside is a chromium-laden form of diopside. Discovered in 1988, this attractive beauty has grown in popularity since then due to its striking resemblance to emerald and tsavorite garnet. Russian diopside boasts a mesmerizing deep-green color due to the trace elements of chromium. It occurs in breathtaking shades of greens ranging from medium dark vivid-green to bluish-green and yellowish- green that encapsulate the natural charm of its source country. The value of this attractive stone depends mostly on the color saturation. Gemstones with vivid and brilliant green color are considered the most valuable and command a higher price in today’s market. Russian diopside with high clarity and good transparency are considered the best quality specimens than the included ones. Russian Diopside is a beautiful and high vibration stone that enhances the power of love, trust, humility, and commitment. This green gemstone offers guidance and bolsters the confidence of the wearer. With vibrant green-hues, Russian diopside gems and jewelry go great with any outfit, day or night. They look great alongside most metal tones but are predominately paired with gold or silver hues.
Main Stone Treatment: Not Enhanced Style: Pendant Main Stone Shape: Oval 9x7 mm Main Stone: Russian Chrome Diopside Main Stone Color: Sparkling Emerald Green Total Carat Weight (TCW): 1.30 ct Secondary Stone: Cambodian White Zircon Pendant Shape: Drop oval Length (inches): 18 inch chain included Main Stone Creation: Natural