This striking blue gemstone can only be found in Dominican Republic. It was rediscover in 1974 by Miguel Mendez and Peace Corps volunteer Norman Rilling. At first, natives believe this stone came from the sea... they called the gem "blue stone". After the mine was discover (near Barahona), Miguel combine his young daughter's name Larissa & the Spanish word for sea "mar" and formed LARIMAR.
Holistic purpose: Of benefit to the Throat Chakra, opening the way to clear communication.