Introduction to Opal

Introduction to Opal

Opal is a semi-precious gem that has a significant water content in its structure. The gem is divided into two principle categories: common and pre...

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Introduction to Garnet

Introduction to Garnet

Garnet is a very diverse family of stones with colors ranging from dark blood red to yellowish green. Some very rare varieties of the stone are cal...

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Black stone photograph black onyx agate

Introduction to Black Onyx

Black onyx is the black variety of a type of chalcedony (which in turn is a form of quartz; a widely used family of gems used in jewellery-making)....

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Agate 925 Silver jewelry switzerland, france, germany, United Kingdom, United States

Introduction to Agate

Agate is a variety of chalcedony, which in itself is a type of quartz (a very large family of gems that includes gems such as amethyst and citrine)...

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Rough Labradorite 925 Silver jewelry switzerland, france, germany, United Kingdom, United States

Introduction to Labradorite

Labradorite is part of the feldspar species of minerals, which forms approximately 50% of the earth’s crust. It has a distinctive greenish-blue gle...

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