Monthly Archives: November 2012

  1. Labradorite

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    November 27, 2012 by epochbeadsuk

    Labradorite is a form of feldspar and seldom forms crystals.  Labradorite is commonly characterised by its ‘Schiller’ effect – a …
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  2. Moldavite

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    November 18, 2012 by epochbeadsuk

    Moldavite: the E.T. of gemstones! is a member of the Tektite group.  The colour of most specimens is deep forest green.  Moldavite’s …
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  3. Diamonds (Bling! Bling!)

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    November 15, 2012 by epochbeadsuk

    “The soul is placed in the body like a rough diamond, and must be polished, or the luster of it …
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  4. Apatite

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    November 14, 2012 by epochbeadsuk

    Apatite is a general term for any one of a series of phosphate minerals.  Apatite is commonly found as well-formed and …
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  5. Apache Tear

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    November 13, 2012 by epochbeadsuk

    Apache Tear is a form of Obsidian which is a natural volcanic glass which forms when lava solidifies so quickly …
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  6. Atlantisite

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    November 12, 2012 by epochbeadsuk

    Atlantisite (also called Tasmanite) is a relatively new discovery in the gem and mineral world.  It is a unique combination of …
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  7. Malachite – My Stone of the Month

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    November 6, 2012 by epochbeadsuk

    I love Malachite! It’s swirly patterns and concentric bands of green are just beautiful. Mother Nature really excelled Herself with …
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