This very rare mineral variety of chrysoberyl, with occurs in granitic pegmatites and mica schists, was a favorite gemstone with Russian aristocrats. Faceted alexandrite gems with good color change are considered vert valuable. Alexandrite is said to help balance one's emotional state, to provide confidence, to increase self-esteem and to help bring about positive change. It is said to bring happiness and success, and to intensify feelings of love.
*gold necklace chain included