Besides being a gorgeous tone of violet these iolite beads come loaded with many emotional attributes to the stone. Iolite has been said to enhance curiosity and achievement, guiding one through spiritual growth. It has also been said to overcome co-dependency with a partner. It brings friendliness and higher, purer thoughts, promotes charity and helpfulness. The stone awakens our hunger for the love of our whole self, aiding in accepting ourselves. So all that delicately wire wrapped in sterling silver into this 18" necklace and you have the coolest necklace ever. See how cool it looks with a sea glass pendant hanging from it?