Charoite is a gorgeous and interesting gemstone with vivid colors that range from lavender to deep purple with a cat's eye effect. The only location in the world that this stone is found is in Russia. Wearing Charoite is believed to enhance self esteem, accelerate spiritual growth, soothe hot emotions and give a feeling of security. Charoite changes loneliness to love and warms the heart, it shows you the way through your fears to perfect peace. Who knew? A lot more information on this gemstone can be found on the internet
This ring is a size 9 and was made by Navajo Artist Joe Piaso Jr.
Joe Piaso Jr. was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico on December 10, 1957. He was raised on the Navajo reservation by his grandfather in Canoncito, New Mexico.
It's marked sterling, signed and hallmarked.
It measures just over 1 1/8” tall by1/2” at it's widest point
weight: 11.2 grams on my scale.
I placed a quarter there for scale.
Sure to make a Fine addition to any collection, or a great gift! Please note: Pictures are enlarged to show detail, remember everything looks bigger on line :)