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Optical Calcite Sphere with Rainbows

Optical Calcite Sphere with Rainbows

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These Optical Calcite Spheres are 48mm - 52mm of rainbow beauty! Each are quite similar, and you can trust us to intuitively choose the perfect one for you! Each sphere comes with an acrylic sphere stand to keep it parked when you're not holding it up to the window, staring at the magical rainbows inside!

History | Science

Optical Calcite, also called Iceland Spar due to its place of discovery, is a transparent variety of calcite that has been used in demonstrating polarization of light. This phenomena has been studied by Christiaan Huygens and Isaac Newton, but it has a fascinating history stretching back into ancient times when it was used by the seafaring Vikings for navigation. In more recent times, Optical Calcite has been used in optical equipment due to its properties of double refraction.
In addition to Iceland, where the largest mines still exist, Optical Calcite can be found in the Southwestern US and Mexico along with Madagascar and areas of China.

Metaphysical Properties

Optical Calcite is a powerful stone of clarity. It shifts perspectives, clears out negativity, and with its beautiful rainbows, it provides the energy and excitement for making the needed changes that have become apparent. In addition, Optical Calcite has the nickname of "Stone of the Mind" because of its abilities to help you see more clearly, not just the present and future, but the past, as well.
Whether you're an ancient Viking navigating the open seas or a more modern human navigating the tough situations of life, Optical Calcite is here for you!



Although we always strive to provide clear, accurate images of our crystals and other products, we photograph under professional lighting, which is meant to mimic sunlight. If you get your crystal and think it looks a little different under low or artificial light, try checking it out again in sunlight!

Our crystals are one-of-a-kind art, created by nature.

No two pieces are the same, and there is no such thing as "perfection" in nature.

When it comes to our hand-carved items, remember that artists work with and around imperfections, druzy pockets, and other natural variations to bring each carving out of a piece of natural stone.

We consider these imperfections to be one of the most wonderful parts of crystal collecting, and we invite you to embrace each carving's uniqueness!

We will always try to portray each piece honestly, so be sure to look closely at our images and videos to ensure you know what to expect.

Metaphysical Information

Metaphysical information mentioned anywhere by The Triceratory should not be considered medical advice and is not meant to be used in place of needed medical treatment.

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