Glamour on the Go: Purpurite Jewelry for Everyday Luxury

The lovely purple stone known as purpurite jewelry ranges in transparency from opaque. It can range from violet to deep red to pink to magenta to purple; it frequently oxidizes to brown to black. Purpurite's crystal structure is orthorhombic. The stone is made of manganese, iron, and phosphate mineral, and it has a metallic to vitreous luster. The manganese and iron content of the stone affects the purprite's color.