We found it in Santa Fe.
But before that, the raw stone was mined in Russia. Then it traveled to Mexico where it was carved into a pendant. We were told by the Santa Fe seller that silver mined in Mexico was cast into an elaborate cabochon holder for it.
What secrets did he overhear?
He spent a short while with us in Chicago and now he’s on his way to South India. He may even be landing in Abu Dhabi right now for a layover before going on to Chennai. There he will be given to our niece who is beginning her career as a dentist. And who knows where she will go?
If you like something like this, Novica has a similar one with moonstone and garnet: