• 9 Surprising Facts About Larimar

    1. Larimar has not been found anywhere else in the world. The pectolite mineral from which Larimar is formed is actually white to gray in color and it is found in many places around the globe. However, the only place in the world where pectolite is the most desirable is in the Dominican Republic.... View Post
  • Important Facts About Dominican Amber

    1. The Dominican Republic is one of the world’s main sources of amber.  Authentic Dominican amber comes from the Hymenaea Protera tree that became extinct around 25 million years ago. 2. A blue-colored amber known as Blue amber is found only in the Dominican Republic. This rare type of amber has ... View Post
  • Larimar: The Caribbean Gemstone

     Larimar is a volcanic rock composed largely of pectolite, an acid silicate hydrate of calcium and sodium. Even though pectolite is a unique mineral found in many locations, Larimar has a unique volcanic blue coloration, which is the result of copper substitution for calcium.  Larimar is known ... View Post