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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gemstones Introduction

Gemstones -- An Introduction For You To Make An Informed Choice By Rose Mary Gemstones are mineral crystals or organic materials that have been cut and polished into beautiful items by skilled craftsmen. The minerals are naturally formed, solid, inorganic chemical...

Aquamarine Gems – March Birthstone

Aquamarine gemstone is just one of the many gems that are thought about as valuable. There are twelve months in one year and so you can find at least twelve precious gemstones in the market. These gems are rich in history and numerous ancient people had beliefs...

Gemstones

A lot of gemstones are minerals that take place naturally in the earth. The most typical is quartz, which is made from silicon and oxygen, 2 of the most common chemicals or compounds in the world. Even though the majority of people do not find such crystals unless...

Citrine

Citrine and basic information on this gemstone This gemstone is the official birthstone for the month of November. It is also the Planetary stone for the Sun Sign of Virgo and the accepted gem for the 13th and 17th wedding anniversary. Citrine is a variety of quartz...

Tigers Eye

Tigers Eye is a powerful gemstone that aids harmony and balance. It also helps you release fear and anxiety.It stimulates taking action, and helps make decisions unclouded by emotions. Traditionally it was carried as an amulet against curses or ill-wishes, and it is...

Rubies and Sapphires

Rubies and Sapphires Rock! It’s hard to imagine that a mineral such as rubies and sapphires with a name as mundane as corundum yields gems as exquisite as the ruby and sapphire, or even that these two stones, so different in color and mystique, are actually the same...

Garnet

Garnet most commonly occurs in red. The origin of the name "garnet" lies in this deep red hue. The name "garnet" comes from the Medieval Latin word, "granatum", which is an adjective meaning "dark-red". The use of red garnet dates back thousands of years, when it was...

Amethyst – A Beautiful Gemstone

Geological Information Among the biggest cut amethysts on the planet is 343 carats and is being shown at the National History Museum in London. Extremely dark stones are often warmed to boost color. The purple color originates from the presence of manganese, while the...

Emerald: The Green Gemstone

By [http://EzineArticles.com/expert/Zulekha_Alam/147959]Zulekha Alam Emerald is a highly coveted precious gemstone of flamboyant green color. Emerald is a variety of the mineral Beryl which has the chemical formula of Be3Al2(SiO3)6 (beryllium aluminium cyclosilicate)....

All About Eco-friendly Gems

People value sturdiness and beauty very much and since of this, they love gemstones. Exactly what are gems anyhow? These are minerals extremely prized by numerous people due to the fact that of their appeal, toughness/hardness, rarity, and the cut of such valuable...