Snowflake Gem


The Wobito Brothers are master gem cutters and their family has been in the trade for countless generations, first in Germany in Idar Oberstein and later in Canada. Ralph Wobito invented the Snowflake Cut in 1996 and the Wobito Brothers patented the cut in 2005. Such a special unique cut requires jewelry to match. Provenance Gems’ design team. Snowflake Obsidian as a Gemstone. Snowflake obsidian is a form of black obsidian that contains small white crystal impurities made of crystobalite. The end result is a beautiful black color with distinctive grayish white patterns throughout the surface.

While snowflake obsidian is a striking gemstone, it is also a durable one-making it popular for use as a 'worry stone' as well as in jewelry-making. For unusually beautiful jewelry with sophisticated flair, combine snowflake obsidian beads with black matte Delica and rock crystal beads (or any other pairings of black and white). The Snowflake Story. The Snowflake Cut came to be one evening late in 1996. Ralph Wobito was working in our studio trying to develop new designs. Starting with a basic hexagon shape, he paused to contemplate his next steps, and happened to glance out the window at the gently falling snow. A few meticulous hours latter, the Snowflake cut was born.

Emoji Meaning

The unique, feathery ice crystal of a snowflake. Depicted as a bluish-white snowflake with six intricate symmetrical branches.

Like 🌨️ Cloud With Snow, may be used as a weather icon to represent a snowstorm or a cold, snowy day. May also be used for various content concerning wintertime, cold climates, and winter activity, such as skiing.

Snowflake Gem

Sometimes used as an insult to call a person weak and oversensitive.

Snowflake was approved as part of Unicode 1.1 in 1993and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

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Also Known As

  • ❄️ Snow
  • ❄️ Snowing

Apple Name

❄️ Snowflake

Snowflake Gemstone Cabochon



Snowflake gemstone
  • :snowflake:(Github, Slack, Emojipedia)

See also



Snowflake Gem
  • ❄️ Snowflake Emoji Proposal:L2/13-207,L2/14-093

Snowflake Gemstone Ring