A Spider with a Diopside

Black diopside (also spelled diopsite?) or Star of India shows a nice cross that moves depending on the light. The phenomenon is known as chatoyancy (cat’s-eye-ness). This one, which I’d been keeping for years, suddenly found its place as the abdomen of a spider.

Spider pendant: silver, diposide

Spider pendant: silver, diposide

Spider pendant: silver, diposide

Spider pendant: silver, diposide

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2 comments
  1. wonderful design and interesting diposide

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