Access Gems https://accessgems.com Your Stone and Gem Experts | Healing Stone Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:40:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Nuummite – The Properties of the Sorcerer’s Stone https://accessgems.com/nuummite/ https://accessgems.com/nuummite/#respond Sun, 16 Sep 2018 15:40:43 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=3147 Nuummite is considered an ancient stone that is not only stunning but is also believed to have a variety of metaphysical properties. This stone goes by many names but is commonly known as the Sorcerer’s Stone and the Magician’s Stone thanks to its dark color along with some of its history. The History of Nuummite […]

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Crazy Lace Agate – Mexico’s Laughing Stone https://accessgems.com/crazy-lace-agate/ https://accessgems.com/crazy-lace-agate/#respond Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:19:13 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=3137 Crazy Lace Agate, which is also known as Mexican Agate, is considered newer in comparison to many other gemstones and can only be found in Chihuahua, Northern Mexico. While Crazy Lace Agate is becoming ever popular, it is only one of many varieties of agate. Agate – The Earth Rainbow Agate comes in many forms […]

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Aura Quartz – The Metal-coated Crystals https://accessgems.com/aura-quartz/ https://accessgems.com/aura-quartz/#respond Sun, 26 Aug 2018 16:01:25 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=3132 Aura Quartz are a mix of natural crystals and metal to create a manmade coating, giving the crystals an iridescent, metallic look. The quartz is coated with a given metal to give it that special metallic sheen. After being coated in metal, the Aura Quartz is then turned into a gemstone and used for decorative […]

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Chrysocolla Malachite – The Hybrid of Empowerment and Protection https://accessgems.com/chrysocolla-malachite/ https://accessgems.com/chrysocolla-malachite/#respond Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:32:24 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=3128 For many gemstone collectors, the harmony that the Chrysocolla Malachite blend creates is enough reason to include it in their collection. Not only for healing purposes but just for the piece of mind of having that little bit of harmony in an ever-chaotic world. If you don’t have this Chrysocolla Malachite mix, make sure to […]

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Aventurine – Properties, Meaning and Uses https://accessgems.com/aventurine/ https://accessgems.com/aventurine/#respond Sun, 05 Aug 2018 15:38:18 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=3108 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 “aventurescence.” While aventurine is generally found in shades of green, it also can be found […]

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Cabochon Cutting for Beginners – Tools and Techniques https://accessgems.com/cabochon-cutting/ https://accessgems.com/cabochon-cutting/#respond Thu, 26 Jul 2018 16:08:49 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=3115 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 cabochon one of […]

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Which of These Six Popular Gems Are You? https://accessgems.com/what-gem-are-you/ https://accessgems.com/what-gem-are-you/#respond Sun, 15 Jul 2018 15:24:14 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=3101 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 can help you stay balanced and focused. You may […]

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A Guide to Blue Lace Agate Meaning and Properties https://accessgems.com/blue-lace-agate-meaning-properties/ https://accessgems.com/blue-lace-agate-meaning-properties/#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 11:38:35 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=1808 The post A Guide to Blue Lace Agate Meaning and Properties appeared first on Access Gems.

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Dig for Diamonds at This Arkansas Diamond Mine https://accessgems.com/arkansas-diamond-mine/ https://accessgems.com/arkansas-diamond-mine/#respond Wed, 04 Jul 2018 15:13:12 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=3097 If you’ve wanted to dig for diamonds, there is only one place in the entire United States in which you can do that. There was once a second diamond mine in the U.S., but it closed down in 2002. Now Crater of Diamonds, an Arkansas diamond mine, is the place to go if you want […]

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Four Reasons to Attend the International Gem and Jewelry Show https://accessgems.com/international-gem-and-jewelry-show/ https://accessgems.com/international-gem-and-jewelry-show/#respond Sun, 24 Jun 2018 16:02:42 +0000 https://accessgems.com/?p=3090 If you’ve wished there was a place you could go to see gems and jewelry of all kinds, in all forms, you’ll be happy to know there is such a place. The International Gem and Jewelry Show can be found in many locations across the United States, with shows in the spring and fall. It’s […]

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