Ruby Zoisite Oval Cabochon

Ruby Zoisite Oval Cabochon

The rich oval ruby zoisite gemstone cabochon shown here is 31mm long.  

First discovered in 1954 in Tanzania, Ruby zoisite is a composite of green zoisite with black tschermakite and ruby crystals. It is also known as anyolite, which comes from the word for “green” in the native language of the Masai tribe.

Ruby Zoisite is believed to overcome laziness. It is thought to enhance fertility and to help with diseases of the reproductive system. It is said to encourage you to be an individual and to stimulate creativity.

I used this cabochon to create this custom piece:

Ruby Zoisite and Sterling Silver Ring

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