This beautiful precious stone, with ethereal hues of blue and white, is found only in one place on earth; the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean sea (Dominican Republic). Larimar is a rare blue variety of Pectolite with a unique aqua ocean color. It is also called Atlantis stone as some believe it is actually a piece of the lost continent. Larimar is a stone of enormous benefit to the throat chakra, and one of the strongest stones of the mineral kingdom for aiding in communication and self-expression. It provides the power of clear communication and emotional stability to speak from the heart. It is a powerful stone of balance and nurturance and teaches the wisdom of compassion and forgiveness. It helps to connect deeper to the divine wisdom within each of us. Larimar's energy is extremely soothing and helps to calm fear and to relieve stress. A stone of feminine power, it supports a feeling of confidence and knowledge of one's capacities. Appropriately worn nearby the throat chakra, as a pendant or as earrings, to unleash the voice of your deepest wisdom. The ultimate talisman for enhancing and protecting the voice. These beads are of beautiful premium quality and extremely rare to find. Please remember, as the stones are all natural and each bead is different and unique, the beads may vary slightly in size and color. Bead size is approximately 10-12mm. All metal parts are silver. Beautiful premium quality silver hoops with security closure.