What this picture can't show you is the tiny white star that sits in the center of this tiny black stone. Simply set, it hangs on a 20 inch chain - the perfect every day necklace when you want something small and perfect.
black star diopside, sterling silver, fine silver
With it's deep black color and striking white asterism, black star diopside is out of this world. Like its fancy green cousin, chromium diopside, black star diopside is composed of calcium magnesium silicates that crystallize within magma mas it cools. In star diopside, the crystals cool into tiny fibers that reflect light, which is what causes the beautiful star within the stone.