called Disthene, the name kyanite is derived from Greek word kyanos
which means 'blue'. Prominently, kyanite is found in shades of blues
& greens. Being a rare gem and also brittle in appearance.
Kyanite is used mainly for earring, brooches & pendants. In
chemical industries, it is used in manufacture of spark plugs &
heat resistant ceramics. This shiny, translucent gemstone is known
for its colour zones & variation in hardness. The associated
zodiac signs are Aries, Taurus & Libra. Brittle in appearance
and easy to damage kyanite is challenging to cut.