Sugilite is a rare stone which comes from the Manganese mines of the Kalahari region of South Africa. Its silky texture and beautiful purple color have made it a much sought after stone.
Sugilite is the most glorious of all Purple stones. Truly royal in its myriad display of color, Sugilite from South Africa varies in color from Red to Violet with inclusions of Blue Richterite. Some of the most stunning Sugilite is translucent when held to the light and is known as Gel Sugilite.