Malachite: Stone for Transformation

Malachite: Stone for Transformation

September 16, 2021

A guide for the history, meaning, metaphysical uses, purposes, crystal healing, and properties of the mesmerizing Malachite.

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GREEN GOLD: THE HISTORY OF CHINESE JADE CULTURE

GREEN GOLD: THE HISTORY OF CHINESE JADE CULTURE

September 10, 2021

Artisans worked with jade, much like how we work with diamonds today. Because of jade’s scarcity, lapidaries had to work with caution and precision. Any flaws were removed or reduced through careful carving. 

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Pearl - Stone for Prosperity

Pearl - Stone for Prosperity

August 31, 2021

A guide for the history, meaning, metaphysical uses, purposes, crystal healing, and properties of the elegant Pearl.

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Rarer than Diamonds - What is the Rarest Stone in the World?

Rarer than Diamonds - What is the Rarest Stone in the World?

August 27, 2021

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Nuummite - The Sorcerer's Stone

Nuummite - The Sorcerer's Stone

August 15, 2021

A guide for the history, meaning, metaphysical uses, purposes, crystal healing, and properties of the Spellbound Nuummite.

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Were We the Real Fools? - Gold in Pyrite

Were We the Real Fools? - Gold in Pyrite

August 13, 2021

Pyrite may have more “invisible” gold than previously thought and more of it is attainable than ever. For the past 30 years, gold discovery has declined gradually.

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Opal - Stone of Angelic Energy

Opal - Stone of Angelic Energy

August 12, 2021

A guide for the history, meaning, metaphysical uses, purposes, crystal healing, and properties of the Seraphic Opal.

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The Violet Mines - Brazilian Amethyst and its History

The Violet Mines - Brazilian Amethyst and its History

August 07, 2021

Brazil has long reigned as one of the leading producers of amethyst in the world. Today, Brazil effortlessly produces thousands of tons annually while countries in second place rarely hit four digits. In 2016, Brazil nearly made up 66% of all amethyst production. Of the Brazilian states, Rio Grande do Sul produces the most. Brazil not only produces a lot of amethyst, but many of its specimens are beautiful, too. Brazilian amethyst has a long and fascinating history starting in the early 1800s.

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O Diamante - The History of Diamonds in Brazil

O Diamante - The History of Diamonds in Brazil

August 06, 2021

Brazilian diamonds today are well-known and pretty. But in the days of exploration, mercantilism, and colonialism, diamonds were known only to come from India. The discovery of diamonds in Brazil was shocking, and since then, the history of Brazil's gemstone trade, especially diamonds, has been wrought with conspiracy and crime.

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Cultured Pearls: Saltwater & Freshwater

Cultured Pearls: Saltwater & Freshwater

August 03, 2021

Cultured pearls are gorgeous and inexpensive. They differ from “natural pearls” in that they are grown under controlled conditions.

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Kyanite - Stone for Deep Meditation

Kyanite - Stone for Deep Meditation

July 31, 2021

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Morganite - Stone of Love in All its Incarnations

Morganite - Stone of Love in All its Incarnations

July 30, 2021

A guide for the history, meaning, metaphysical uses, purposes, crystal healing, and properties of the Rosy Morganite

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