Green Tourmaline

Green tourmaline is gorgeous and soooo versatile in its applications. Green tourmaline is a water element stone…. (No surprise there as some specimens appear like they have water inside) and its vibration is 6 (universal mother in numerology). Its coloring has an extensive range (including pastel green, vibrant emerald green, olive to almost black). Green

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The Many Hues of Amethyst. What Gives?

Amethyst, the violet to purple quartz, is one of the most popular gemstones among gem appreciators. Many years ago, amethyst was classified as a precious stone, like ruby, sapphire and emerald. Since the 1800s, its high perceived status began to dwindle as more amethyst deposits were discovered causing it to be more easily obtainable and

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The Differences Between Agate and Jasper

  Both agate and jasper are chalcedony minerals. To clear up any confusion, there is a light blue mineral called chalcedony. The chalcedony family, however, refers to quartz based minerals that are microcrystalline or cryptocrystalline in structure. (The words microcrystalline and cryptocrystalline mean the same thing and are often used interchangeably). Like quartz, chalcedony minerals

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