Custom Cut Polished and Wire Wrapped Miss Virginia Unakite Set Earrings Necklace/Pendant/Slide/Enhancer Sterling Silver.935 This local Virginia Stone was the Unofficial State Stone of Virginia for many years. 2016 Nelsonite was voted at the Virginia State Stone. This set was originally made for Ms. Tara Wheeler who was 2008 Ms. Virginia setting. She saw Bob working on it and told him how cool it was that he put the heart on it because the logo "Virginia is for Lover's" and being the Virginia State Stone at the time.
Size: pendant: 1 3/4 x 3/4 inch or 44mm x 20mm Earrings: 1 1/8 x 1/2 inch or 28mm x 14mm Unakite can be found as pebbles and cobbles from glacial drift in the beach rock on the shores of Lake Superior. It also occurs in Virginia where it is found in the river valleys after having been washed down from the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Unakite found in the Irish Creek in Rockbridge County VA