Dark Sodalite Semi-Precious Gemstone 7 Dice Set in Tin

£44.99

Dark Sodalite Semi-Precious Gemstone 7 Dice Set in Tin

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Dark Sodalite Semi-Precious Gemstone 7 Dice Set in Tin

“Each set contains standard sized (16mm) d4, d6, d8, d10, d%, d12 and d20 dice made out of real mahogany obsidian.

These are carved from real stone and are unlike any other dice and each set is individual.

Includes foam padded collectors tin.

 

Sodalite is a rich royal blue tectosilicate mineral widely used as an ornamental gemstone. Although massive sodalite samples are opaque, crystals are usually transparent to translucent. Sodalite is a member of the sodalite group with hauyne, nosean, lazurite and tugtupite.

First discovered by Europeans in 1811 in the Ilimaussaq intrusive complex in Greenland, sodalite did not become important as an ornamental stone until 1891 when vast deposits of fine material were discovered in Ontario, Canada. The people of the 3rd millennium BC Caral culture in what is now Peru (the oldest city in the Americas) traded for sodalite from the Collao altiplano.”

 

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