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STONES & CABOCHONS

Discover the fine stones that adorn our cabochons. Rich in colour, shine and meaning.

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PROPERTIES & ENERGY

Citrine

Citrine reveals a wide range of yellow-orange and gold tones. Its beautiful golden-yellow reflections are particularly harmonious with gold. These deeper colours tend to be the most sought after.

Origin of name : from the Latin “citrus”, meaning “lemon”.

Virtues : Light and soothing.

Zodiac signs : Sagittarius, Cancer, Aries, Leo, Aquarius.

Main deposits : Australia, Brazil, Madagascar, Russia, Uruguay.

Interchangeable cabochon Citrine Xl

Red Garnet

The Mozambique red garnet is renowned for its distinctive ruby red colour. The light reveals its beautiful, vivid shades.

Origin of name : from the Latin “malum granatum”, meaning “pomegranate”, for its colour, and the Latin “granum”, meaning “grain”, for its shape.

Virtues : Stone of transformation, surpassing oneself

Zodiac signs : Aquarius, Libra, Scorpio.

Our Garnets come from : Mozambique.

Interchangeable cabochon Red Garnet XL

Amethyst

Our Amethysts unveil a shade between mauve and violet, shining brightly when reflected by the light. We select our amethysts from Madagascar, with intense colour tones.

Origin of name : from the Greek “amethystos” and the verb “methyo” which means “to be drunk”. The privative particle “a-“ translates the term as “who is not drunk”.

Virtues : Wisdom and strength, soothes negative emotions.

Zodiac signs : Capricorn, Pisces, Sagittarius, Aquarius, Virgo, Taurus, Cancer.

Our Amethysts come from : Madagascar.

Interchangeable cabochon Amethyst XL

Black Spinel

The intense and opaque black Spinel reflects silver-grey shades in the light. Elegant and timeless.

Origin of name : from the Latin “spinella”, meaning “little thorn”, in reference to its sharp-edged crystals.

Virtues : Protection and power.

Zodiac signs : Scorpio, Capircorn, Cancer.

Main deposits : Madagascar, Tanzania, Vietnam.

Interchangeable cabochon Black Spinel XL

Moonstone

This stone, with its white, pearly reflections, inspires purity. The moonstone reveals subtle silvery blue shades in the reflection of the light.

Origin of name : from the Sanskrit “kanta”, meaning “loved”, and “chandra”, meaning “moon”. It draws its name from “beloved of the moon”.

Virtues : Aphrodite’s stone, sensitivity and creativity.

Zodiac signs : Pisces, Capricorn, Cancer, Aquarius.

Main deposits : Australia, Burma, Brazil, USA, India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, USA.

Interchangeable cabochon Moonstone XL

Lapis Lazuli

Like a starry night, the dark blue Lapis Lazuli is dotted with delicate pyrite veins, that look like gold.

Origin of name : from two distinct origins. One is Latin, “lapis” meaning “stone” and the other is Arabic, “azul” meaning “blue”. Lapis-Lazuli therefore means blue stone.

Virtues : Self-confidence, communication.

Zodiac signs : Sagittarius, Pisces, Capricorn, Aquarius, Taurus, Scorpio, Libra, Leo.

Main deposits : Afghanistan, USA, Canada, Chile, Myanmar, Pakistan, Russia, USA.

Interchangeable cabochon Lapis Lazuli XL

London Blue Topaz

London Blue Topaz, an intense, dark lagoon blue, is both elegant and mysterious. It diffuses silvery reflections on the gold, and grey-green reflections on the palladium. London Blue Topaz found in traditional jewellery, undergoes special treatment in order to obtain this highly sought after colour.

Origin of name : from the Sanskrit “tapaz”, meaning “fire”, or the Island of Topazos in the Red Sea.

Virtues : Inspiration and clarity of mind.

Zodiac signs : Gemini, Sagittarius, Aquarius.

Main deposits : Australia, USA, Burma, Sri Lanka, Brazil, Russia, Japan, Rhodesia, Madagascar, Nigeria and Mexico.

Interchangeable cabochon London Blue Topaz XL

Dark Aventurine

Dark Aventurine has a dark and intense green colour, with subtle veins. Its bright, glittery appearance is due to the light reflecting off the mineral or metallic inclusions.

Origin of name : from the Italian “ventura”, meaning “chance”.

Virtues : Soothing, balance and stimulating energies.

Zodiac signs : Cancer, Taurus, Libra, Sagittarius.

Main deposits : Brazil, India, Russia, USA, Europe.

Interchangeable cabochon Dark Aventurine XL

Green Aventurine

Green Aventurine is a pale green (close to jade) that inspires softness.

Origin of name : from the Italian “ventura”, meaning “chance”.

Virtues : Soothing, balance and stimulating energies.

Zodiac signs : Cancer, Taurus, Libra, Sagittarius.

Main deposits : Brazil, India, Russia, USA, Europe.

Interchangeable cabochon Green Aventurine XL

MODERNITY AND VOLUME

Our Iconic Shape

All our stones are hand-cut, according to our exclusive model, designed by LYS & DHEER.

Cut in our iconic LYS & DHEER pyramid shape, our stones rise up in a slender movement, revealing the depth of their volumes and nuances.

From this unique shape is born our ICEBERG cabochon collection.

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