Gems

Rose-quartz

September 15, 2005
Rose-quartz

Rose quartz A pink transparent variety of quartz, sometimes leaning toward translucent, or with inclusions, The color is usually considered as due […]

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Mother of Pearl

September 13, 2005
Mother of Pearl

Mother of Pearl The inner iridescent layers of the shells of mollusks, especially that of the pearl oyster. While normally off-white in […]

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Pearls

September 13, 2005
Pearls

Pearls A pearl is formed when a mollusk such an oyster react to a foreing irritant material that gets inside the shell. […]

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Golden Topaz

September 5, 2005
Golden Topaz

Golden Topaz A gemstone varying in color from canary-yellow, orange-yellow, gold-brown or sherry-brown, pale blue or green, pink and colorless. The stone […]

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Quartz

September 5, 2005
Quartz

Quartz A colorless, transparent rock-forming mineral with vitreous luster, crystallizing in the trigonal trapezohedral class of the rhombohedral subsystem; hardness is 7 […]

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Lapis-lazuli

September 5, 2005
Lapis-lazuli

Lapis-lazuli Lapis lazuli is one of the oldest of all gems, with a history of use stretching back 7,000 years. Deep blue […]

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Peridot

September 5, 2005
Peridot

Peridot Peridot is a golden-green variety of a mineral called olivine, and includes hues from leek-green to yellow-green. Because of its distinctive […]

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Iolite

August 30, 2005
Iolite

Iolite Is a a transparent blue-violet mideral used as gemstone; the lighter colors show more of the violet hue. Even so, this […]

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Peridot

August 25, 2005
Peridot

Peridot A gem variety of the mineral olivine. Peridot has been connected with various superstitions throughout history. It has been associated with […]

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Tiger Eye

August 25, 2005
Tiger Eye

Tiger Eye Tiger’s eye, also Tigers eye or Tiger eye is a gemstone that is usually yellow- to red-brown, with a silky […]

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Rhinestone

August 25, 2005
Rhinestone

Rhinestone A rhinestone is a synthetic stone made from rock crystal, glass or acrylic. Originally, rhinestones were rock crystals gathered from the […]

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Moonstone

August 25, 2005
Moonstone

Moonstone Moonstone is a transparent, slightly iridescent, milky white variety of feldspar with white or light blue opalescent spots. The stone possesses […]

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Larimar

August 25, 2005
Larimar

Larimar Larimar is a form of pectolite (with copper) found only in a single place in the Dominican Republic. It is an […]

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Labradorite

August 25, 2005
Labradorite

Labradorite A type of transparent or translucent feldspar, first found on the Canadian peninsula of Labrador in 1770, which displays strong iridescence, […]

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Jade

August 25, 2005
Jade

Jade Jade is a name applied to Nephrite a form of the amphibole actinolite a silicate mineral that also includes a form […]

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Garnet

August 25, 2005
Garnet

Garnet Garnet are silicates that vary in color from red to green. These precious gemstones were name after the seeds of a […]

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