Be wisked off to the beautiful blue Caribbean seas with Larimar! This rare gemstone was discovered in 1974 and is found only in the Dominican Republic. Larimar is also known as dolphin stone, the Atlantis stone and as the Caribbean gemstone for its captivating ocean-blue color. Named after the daughter of the mine developer who discovered the stone, larimar is a combination of Larissa for the daughter and mar, the Spanish word for sea. Larimar stones are 8.4mm x 22.75mm cut in pear shape. The earrings hang approximately 43mm. .925 sterling silver.