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Amethysts, History

Amethyst is popularly regarded as a gemstone. Several names have been attributed to it due to its characteristics and variety in colors. The pinkish lavender shade is called ‘Rose de France.’ It is the least sought after variety compared to the intense violet shade called ‘Siberian’ which is the most-sought after shade of all. The […]

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Types Of Quartz Crystal

There are two types or forms of quartz: crystalline which comes in a single crystal and chalcedony which is formed from millions of microcrystals. Quartz may derive its name from the German word Quarz. It is extremely widespread across the earth and comes in just about every colour and form. Of the crystalline form Amethyst […]

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