Spinel is a magnesium aluminum oxide, which comes in many colors with excellent durability. Actually, spinel is a group of related minerals in which the magnesium has been replaced by other elements, such as iron, manganese or zinc. in areas where sapphire is found you often come across spinel. For centuries, most spinels were mistakenly labeled sapphires or rubies because they have similar properties and occur in the same geological environment. The ruby at the center of the British imperial crown was only recently identified as a spinel! The spinel comes in a box of 2.5 x 2.5 cm
History of spinel
The earliest red spinels used as jewelry were found in Buddhist tombs in Kabul, Afghanistan, dating back to about 100 BC. The ancient Romans were also familiar with the gemstone. in the first century BC. During their occupation they introduced spinel to England, which can be dated back to 51 BC. Marco Polo's documents show that between the year 750 and 950 spinel mining started in Afghanistan
Spinel, stone of immortality
Spinel possesses the energy of beauty and is used to enhance one's physical appearance and enhance the positive aspects of one's personality. Spinel is also called "the stone of immortality" because of its rejuvenating effect. Spinel helps to reduce stress and gives strength in difficult situations and difficult times.