Creative Metalsmithing from Scratch with Kim St. Jean
Sugilite, or luvulite, is a pink-purple stone with white, black, and sometimes yellow inclusions or veins. The sugilite gem was discovered by Ken-ichi Sugi on Iwagi Islet, Japan, in 1944. Since then, it has been discovered in Canada, South Africa, Italy, Australia, and India. Flower sugilite is a variety of lepidolite, rather than sugilite, and is a natural purple stone. Use our purple sugilite with gold wire or rose gold wire for an upscale, elegant piece of jewelry.Looking for more sugilite stones? Match your sugilite gem with some of our sugilite beads! Wire-Sculpture stocks a wide assortment of cabochon gemstones to ensure we have the best products on hand for your wire jewelry making needs. Our wide selection of jewelry cabs comes from all over the world, and all our pieces are shaped and polished to impress.