Are you searching for answers from the Universe? Need some romance in your life? Maybe you’re in search of peace, or simply want to add some gorgeous gems to your interior decor, your existing collection, or even your daily ensemble.

At Crystal Gemstone Shop, we’re excited to share our expertise on all these gemstones and crystals on our gem blog, where you can discover exotic crystals’ metaphysical properties and gain new insights into the unique qualities of classic gems you’ve always loved. Expand your universe of gemstones by taking a journey through our eye-opening crystal blog!

Demantoid & Tsavorite | Green Garnet

Demantoid & Tsavorite | Green Garnet

October 05, 2022

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Gem Identification Apps | Good or Bad?

Gem Identification Apps | Good or Bad?

September 22, 2022

Crystal identification and gem & stone identification is pretty difficult. We often get questions from our lovely customers and supporters. Two very common ones are: "What kind of stone is this?" and "How can I identify stones?"

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Yellow Calcite: Stone for Light Within

Yellow Calcite: Stone for Light Within

September 14, 2022

A guide for the history, meaning, metaphysical uses, purposes, crystal healing, and the Yellow Calcite properties.

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Black Diamonds | What Are They?

Black Diamonds | What Are They?

August 03, 2022

What is a black diamond? Let's start with that. The Enigma is a carbonado. In fact, all black diamonds are.

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SCANDALS AND PRIDE: (IN)FAMOUS PEARLS IN HISTORY

SCANDALS AND PRIDE: (IN)FAMOUS PEARLS IN HISTORY

July 31, 2022

Pearls like the Pearl of Lao Tzu and Pearl of Puerto are among the largest in the world. While rarity was once a major barrier to buying pearls, cultured pearls have since dominated the market. 

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Opalite | Gemstone for Communication

Opalite | Gemstone for Communication

July 29, 2022

There are many metaphysical and healing properties assigned to opalite. Many believe it to be a calming stone with the ability to heal, build confidence, and bring prosperity.

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How to Handle Gemstones Safely | What to Know

How to Handle Gemstones Safely | What to Know

July 19, 2022

There are many ways one can prevent risk or accidents when handling gemstones. Even the average reader might find some of this information useful, if not for themselves, then for those who do work with minerals and stones on a daily basis.

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Rainbow Obsidian: Stone of Spiritual Energy & Faith

Rainbow Obsidian: Stone of Spiritual Energy & Faith

July 08, 2022

A guide for the history, meaning, metaphysical uses, purposes, crystal healing, and properties of the unusual and exciting Rainbow Obsidian gemstone.

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Obsidian | The Cleansing Stone

Obsidian | The Cleansing Stone

July 07, 2022

Obsidian use varies when it comes to metaphysical properties. Many believe that obsidian can cleanse negativity and draw energy into the three bodies. Others see it as a protective stone.

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Fluorescent Stones | Beauty and the Beam

Fluorescent Stones | Beauty and the Beam

June 21, 2022

In short, the sources of this spectacular fluorescent display are usually impurities, usually that of iron and/or organic material. The structure of a crystal can cause fluorescence, too.

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Agate - A Stone of Variety and Beauty

Agate - A Stone of Variety and Beauty

June 16, 2022

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How Gemstones Were Used

How Gemstones Were Used

May 06, 2022

When it comes to gemstones, it is not unsurprising that there are a lot of odd stories floating around. Some propagate these myths to increase the stone's value, some might stem from old legends, and some might exist just for the sake of having a fun legend to tell.

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What Our Gem Blog Has to Offer

Get ready to be empowered with comprehensive knowledge about your favorite—and soon-to-be-favorite—gemstones when you browse through our crystal blog.

For instance, did you know that moldavite—a beautiful forest-green stone that is said to promote healing—was literally born from stardust? Or, did you realize that in addition to promoting feminine energy, natural pearls enhance prosperity? Are you curious about what the world’s rarest stones are? (Hint: Diamonds don’t make the cut.) Check out our latest posts to answer all of your burning questions!

Why Trust the Experts at Crystal Gemstone Shop?

With our crystal blog, you can learn about the aesthetic qualities of the gemstones that most tickle your fancy. And if you’re into metaphysical crystal properties, we offer the low-down on how various stones connect you to higher powers and may change your life for the better.

At Crystal Gemstone Shop, we know gems. We provide exotic and unique gemstones from across the globe, with all orders being picked by hand and then double-checked to ensure their quality. Our goal through our online shop, and through our blog, is to add color to your life and even enhance your spirituality and healing through our gemstones. Explore our blog, and don’t forget to order your favorite gemstones today!


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