Pfeiffer Purple Sand Heart Posts by Dune
The legendary reddish purple sand of Big Sur’s Pfeiffer Beach is the result of manganese garnet deposits in our local cliffs. As the garnet slowly pulverizes the result is a sand grain of unusual color. The jewelers at Dune use small amounts of our local purple sand in creating their distinctive jewelry designs. Here is your chance to own and wear a part of one of Big Sur’s famed natural wonders.