A Guide to Blue Lace Agate Meaning and Properties

A Guide to Blue Lace Agate Meaning and Properties

Blue lace agate, a Chalcedony variety which is concentrically banded, is a gentle crystal of verbal dexterity as well as mental and emotional support. Ancient records, tombs, and artifacts place the blue lace agate stone in ancient Egypt and Persia, as well as Greece....

The Herkimer Diamond: It’s Not Really A Diamond

The Herkimer Diamond: It’s Not Really A Diamond

The Herkimer diamond is a beautiful crystal that resembles a diamond, somewhat, in it's clear “coloring” and its clarity. However, contrary to its name, the Herkimer diamond is not a diamond at all. It's a quartz crystal. What Is a Herkimer Diamond? The Herkimer...

All You Need to Know about Wholesale Gems

All You Need to Know about Wholesale Gems

The process of wholesale is a highly affordable option for obtaining the goods you want while also getting better deals than you could by buying them at their regular prices. Wholesales are a way of getting both new and previously bought (but not used) goods, so we...

Aventurine – Properties, Meaning and Uses

Aventurine – Properties, Meaning and Uses

Aventurine is a translucent quartz stone with sparkling reflections that occur in a variety of different colors. The quartz has flake-shaped inclusions throughout the stone, and when light enters the stone, these inclusions give it a sparkly appearance known as...

Cabochon Cutting for Beginners – Tools and Techniques

Cabochon Cutting for Beginners – Tools and Techniques

Cabochon cutting, also known as cabbing, is one of the most popular forms of gem cutting. So, what exactly is cabochon? In short, it is a gem that is cut in convex form and highly polished, with a rounded top and no facets and a flat, slightly domed base. Not only are...

Cleansing Crystals – How to Heal Your Healing Stones

Cleansing Crystals – How to Heal Your Healing Stones

‘Crystals are living beings at the beginning of creation’, writes Nikola Tesla. And like living beings, they carry the intelligence of nature and intensity of energies flowing under their transparent, unchanged surface. When you face a new crystal for the face time,...

Which of These Six Popular Gems Are You?

Which of These Six Popular Gems Are You?

All gemstones have metaphysical healing properties, from the ability to invoke love to a way to dispel anger, and everything in between. Most people have some sort of connection with various crystals, so what gem are you? Finding the gem that is tuned to your energy...