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|The Care of Larimar
Since Larimar is
such a rare stone that is rapidly appreciating in value, it
makes sense to care for it properly.
As with any gemstone, always wear with care and avoid dropping
or banging it, as tiny fault lines could possibly break it, even
though portions of a Larimar stone are very hard.
Always be sure to store Larimar out of direct light. It can and
will fade, even in incandescent lighting. Keep it in a jewelry
box when you're not wearing it. Make your Larimar feel extra
special by storing it in a velvet or silk pouch. Try to store
your Larimar in a cool environment, as excess heat can adversely
affect the stone's etheric coloring as well.
Larimar loves water; perhaps since its history has it sitting
underwater in Dominican mines months of the year. If your
Larimar piece is not glued, you can refresh it by soaking it
briefly (just a few minutes or so) to bring up the color. If you
have a piece that has been around for awhile, you'll really
notice the color change. Make sure the water temperature is
mild, no extremes.
You can buff the jewelry with a sunshine jeweler's cloth for a