Rutilated Quartz Gems and Their Odd, Mesmerizing Appeal

Rutilated Quartz Gems and Their Odd, Mesmerizing Appeal

While most gems are valued for their flawless lack of inclusion, the rutilated quartz gem is one gem that strikes the eye because of them. Pushing through the beautiful crystalline structure of the quartz, rutilated quartz contains spurs of red hues that excite the...

Rutilated Quartz Gems and Their Odd, Mesmerizing Appeal

Rutilated Quartz Gems and Their Odd, Mesmerizing Appeal

While most gems are valued for their flawless lack of inclusion, the rutilated quartz gem is one gem that strikes the eye because of them. Pushing through the beautiful crystalline structure of the quartz, rutilated quartz contains spurs of red hues that excite the...

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...

The Porcelain-Like Gem: Howlite Meaning and Uses

The Porcelain-Like Gem: Howlite Meaning and Uses

Howlite is a unique looking gemstone with a rich history and several metaphysical benefits. Primarily associated with the crown chakra, the gemstone can also be used to stimulate and balance other chakras as well. Once you understand the howlite meaning, you can...

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...

Botswana Agate – The Banded Beauty

Botswana Agate – The Banded Beauty

Botswana agate is a beautiful stone that is banded with browns, grays, and pinks, with variances in shade and bands. This creative looking stone is a variety of chalcedony, which is part of the family of quartz stones. Its bands are mesmerizing and they sometimes...

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,...

Tips for Using Semi-Precious Beads in Jewelry Making

Tips for Using Semi-Precious Beads in Jewelry Making

Depending on what you're making jewelry whether you're doing it for fun or for sales, you may want to consider upgrading from plastic, glass, and other synthetic beads and invest in some semi-precious beads. These are beads made from semi-precious gemstones. What are...