Amazonite is a variety of potassium feldspar that is a mineral class of microclimate. The stone was used by the early Egyptians for jewelry and other ornaments. Amazonite comes in purple, gray, green and blue. Most often it is greenish blue. The stone derives its name from the Amazon River, the largest river in South America.
Amazonite has been widely used for centuries to make statues and jewelry. Amazonite jewelry are one of the most beautiful and elegant jewelry. This stone is very ideal for necklaces, pendants, bracelets, and rings. Amazonite jewelry can last a long time if properly cared for and maintained. Remember to use a little warm water and soap when cleaning.
Amazonite is mined in many parts of the world, especially in Australia, Madagascar, Russia, Namibia, India, Canada, and Brazil. It is also found in Virginia and Colorado in the US.