Sugilite is a relatively rare stone that was first discovered in Japan in 1944; the only other place in the world that Sugilite is found is in Cape Town South Africa. It is believed that since Africa is the birth place of mankind; that Sugilite was drawn from the depths of the Earth by the force of the planets. Sugilite is said to have a calming effect on the wearer and is said to alleviate pain and even aid in the treatment of epilepsy.
Sugilite is a beautiful purple colour with streaks of white. Each stone is truly a unique work of art as no two stones will ever look the same. Sugilite stones come in a variety of shades of purple and pink. The more vibrant the colour the more valuable the stone. Sugilite with a clear gel quality is some of the most rare and expensive sugilite in the world.