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Lapis lazuli

Mined for thousands of years before the time of Christ, this stone was highly prized for its colour. Artefacts dating from 7570 BCE have been…

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Howlite

Howlite is a chameleon of the gemstone world. It’s natural form is white with fine grey or black veins that run through the stone in…

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Amethyst

Amethyst is a relatively common quartz that attains its royal purple color from iron. It can vary in color from pale lilac to a deep…

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Tigers Eye

Tigers Eye is a (metamorphic) mix of rock, iron oxide deposits and red jasper, the latter giving the red layers that can be seen on…

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Citrine

Ranging from a pale yellow to a dark brown, citrine is a variation of quartz. Most Citrine available today has undergone heat treatment but there…

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