Category Archives: Gemstone Posts

  1. Important Diamonds Pt 1

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    November 15, 2017 by epochbeadsuk

    The Koh-i-Noor Diamond The Koh-i-Noor (Mountain of Light) is a 109 carat diamond that was once the largest known diamond …
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  2. French Beaded Calla Lily

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    November 22, 2014 by epochbeadsuk

    Thought I would show you my first attempt at a French beaded Calla Lily.  I am extremely pleased with the …
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  3. Mother of Pearl: History and Uses

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    May 18, 2014 by epochbeadsuk

    Famed for its shimmering beauty the world over, iridescent shell known as Mother of Pearl is the organic/inorganic material lining …
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  4. Kammererite

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    May 9, 2014 by epochbeadsuk

    Kammererite.

  5. Quartz: Folklore, Facts and Fables

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    May 3, 2014 by epochbeadsuk

    Quartz is the most abundant crystal on the planet and is a silicon dioxide crystal with hexagonal crystal system and …
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  6. Rhodochrosite

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    January 26, 2013 by epochbeadsuk

    Did you know? Rhodochrosite was named in 1800 from the Greek rhodokhros, ‘of rosy colour’. The classic colour of Rhodochrosite is rose pink, although …
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  7. Tiffany Stone

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    January 21, 2013 by epochbeadsuk

    Also known as Bertrandite, Purple Passion, Opalized Fluorite, Purple Opal & Ice Cream Opalite Tiffany Stone or Bertrandite is a natural gemstone, …
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