UP CLOSE WITH AMMOLITES
Everything you need to know about Ammolites, and more!
Would you be interested to know how these special gemstones for our jewellery are created? Did they live amongst dinosaurs? Do they have healing powers?
Ammolite is a precious gemstone highly coveted for its spectacular iridescence. Hand cut to maximise its brilliant colours, each stone is unique and no two are alike. Through fossilisation, tectonic pressure, heat and mineralisation, Ammolite has emerged as one of the world’s most sought-after gemstones, gaining more of a presence on the world’s stage through beautiful pieces of jewellery.
Where do Ammolites come from?
Ammolite stones are created through a natural happenstance of fossilised shells that once belonged to prehistoric ammonite molluscs, and can only be found within a 10sq km range of the Bearpaw Formation in Alberta, Canada. From the depths of the ocean, the unparalleled beauty of this gemstone can be admired through its brilliant colours and its impressive age of more than 70 million years.
How rare are Ammolites?
Ammolites are one of the rarest gemstones in the world. Gem-quality Ammolite can only be found in one place, the Bearpaw Formation in Alberta, Canada. And this is solely where stones for our exceptional jewellery are acquired.
Benefits of Ammolites?
In the late 90s, Ammolite began to take the stage as an influential stone that was said to have the ability to enhance well-being and to detox the body by improving its flow of energy. Masters of Feng Shui are so drawn to the positive energy and healing powers of this rare gemstone and its capability to have an effect on people physically and spiritually. These solid protective energies can guide them to overcome challenges, traumas, and even in some cases, ailments.
Ammolite in Jewellery
Ammolite gemstones are extremely fragile and it stands at 3.5 to 4 on the Mohs hardness scale. Ammolite comes in 4 grades: AAA, AA, A and standard, based on the stone’s brilliance of colour and clarity. Kaimirra Tutan carries genuine and only the best Ammolite stones in Malaysia through our official partnership with Korite International. With top-grade stones owning the best colours, our jewellery is what makes us different from the rest.
Kaimirra Tutan is a luxury brand based in Toronto, Canada, renowned for contemporary high jewellery showcasing prized gemstones alongside the rare, iridescent Ammolite. In 2022, it launched its first ever flagship boutique in Midvalley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur, and is the first of its kind to focus on curating and designing jewellery with Ammolite as its centrepiece. As pioneers of top-grade Ammolite jewellery in Malaysia, Kaimirra Tutan boasts an extensive range of delicate pieces, from alluring collections of rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings to inspire bold, chic sophistication. Each piece is timelessly crafted to elegantly flaunt the true nature of each handpicked stone, especially for those who appreciate the finer things in life.
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To learn more about Ammolites and to view our collections, please visit Kaimirra Tutan.