Clear Quartz – What Is It And Crystal Quartz Properties

What Is Clear Quartz? What Is Clear Quartz? Facts about Quartz. By Ron Windred Clear Quartz is the most recognized type of crystal and what most people envision when the thought "Crystal" comes to mind. It is also known as Crystal Quartz and Rock Crystal and it is a...

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Garnet The Many Colored Gemstone

Garnet - Its Not Just Red, It's A Many-Colored Gem By Chris Ralph What color is garnet close to? Garnet color: most people think of a dark red colored gemstone when they think of garnet, but garnet is actually a whole series of different gems. Beyond the well-known...

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What Are Gemstones?

What Are Gemstones? By Clint King The word natural gemstone could mean a variety of things. I have seen fossilized marine life called a gemstone. A plain rock of copper and iron with pretty colors could also be considered a gemstone. As we can see, it is difficult to...

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Amicalola Falls – Base Of The Appalachian Trail

Hiking Amicalola Falls .... In Georgia Near The Base Of The Appalachian Trail - The Hike Before The Hike! By Sarah M Frank When embarking on the over 2,100 mile trek of the Appalachian Trail, do not pass up the opportunity of a warm-up hike to Amicalola Falls. The...

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Tiger’s Eye Healing Properties

The Benefits of Wearing Tiger's Eye Crystal By Sylvia Blach For those who believe there are healing powers, and a source of energy that lie in quartz and other stones the Tiger Eye crystal is a must have. You can purchase the Tiger's Eye crystal in many different...

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Garnet – The Many Colored Gemstone

Garnet - Its Not Just Red, It's A Many-Colored Gem By Chris Ralph Most people think of a dark red colored gemstone when they think of garnet, but garnet is actually a whole series of different gems. Beyond the well-known deep reds, garnet can be purchased in cinnamon...

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Springer Mountain – On The A.T.

Springer Mountain. Springer Mountain is the South Terminus of the very popular Appalachian Trail. If you are looking for a quick, not so strenuous and very fulfilling little hike, you should add this to your thinks to do in Blue Ridge, GA. The hike itself is just shy...

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Swinging Bridge On The Toccoa River

Warning! The road leading up to the Swinging Bridge (F.S. 816) is in pretty bad shape, so do not attempt the trip with a small car. No need for four-wheel drive but cars that sit low to the ground will have issues. You may of course park at HWY 60 and hike all the way...

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