Lava jewelry in Iceland
Jewelry and accessories in the ice countries of Iceland are made not only from familiar materials, but also from real volcanic lava. These products are a declaration of love of Icelanders for their country. Many tourists purchase lava jewelry as a souvenir.
The black color of the stone emphasizes its depth and mystery. It is able to combine with other stones and natural materials, emphasizing their beauty. Lava jewelry is believed to help strengthen the immune system and relieve stress.
Lava rings, bracelets and earrings are sold in shops throughout Iceland, but one of the most popular places to find such jewelry is at the Kolaportid market located in Reykjavik near the harbor. The market is open on weekends. Another place where you can buy original lava jewelry is the village of Kvaragerdi.
Lava products are predominantly black in color and are always heavy. If a lightweight bracelet is offered on the market, it is most likely made of a different material. Lava products is usually expensive, with silver earrings costing up to 14,000 kroons. If you want a cheaper option, you can purchase a string of beads from a craft store and then make the jewelry you want.