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The Quartz Family Posted on 01 Sep 07:55

Quartz is one of the most plentiful minerals on the planet. Humans have been using quartz in jewelry for thousands of years. Read on to learn more about the colors of Quartz.

Members of the quartz family may look different but they are essentially made up of the same elements, silicon and oxygen. They crystallize in the trigonal crystal system and they differ mostly in the size of their crystals.


Amethyst, February Birthstone and Gemstone of Royalty Posted on 04 Feb 07:57

Amethyst is the Zodiacal Stone for Aquarius and the birthstone for the month of February. Amethyst was the most prized member of the quartz family for centuries and was considered as an equal to ruby, emerald and sapphire.

Garnet, A Rainbow of Colors and the January Birthstone Posted on 26 Jan 13:08

Garnet is the birthstone of January and to Zodiacal stone for Capricorn. Garnet comes in a rainbow of colors, each with a different name. Some are abundant, and some are very very rare.

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5 Gifts Under $50 for the Fashionista in Your Life Posted on 17 Nov 08:48

5 gifts under $50 for the fashionista in your life. We have the jewelry shopping list for you, with free shipping in the domestic US.Artisan Jewelry, Handmade Jewelry, Wrist Cuffs, Arm Cuffs