Tag: gemstone of the month

Gemstone of the Month: Cavansite

Gemstone of the Month: Cavansite Last up in our most recent series of noteworthy gemstones at Bead World is Cavansite. Cavansite is an uncommon, small gemstone. It is often found in a matrix with other gemstones, typically white stilbite. Between its size, rarity,

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Gemstone of the Month: Selenite

Gemstone of the Month: Selenite Another unique gemstone at Bead World is Selenite. Named after the Greek goddess of the moon, Selene, selenite is transparent, glassy, and colorless with a chatoyant luster that gives it a moon-like appearance. It is a hydrous calcium

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Gemstone of the Month: Shattuckite

Gemstone of the Month: Shattuckite Next up on our journey of noteworthy gemstones is Shattuckite.  I especially love this stone because it’s an Arizona specialty.  It was discovered just a few hours south of our stores at the Shattuck mine in Bisbee, Arizona.

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Gemstone of the Month: Auralite 23

Gemstone of the Month: Auralite 23 Auralite 23 is another intriguing gemstone that we highlighted in our recent blog post about noteworthy gemstones from our last buying trip.  I’m definitely a gemstone addict and I had heard about the amazingness that is

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Gemstone of the Month: K2

Gemstone of the Month: K2   K2 is a rather new gemstone, not only to us here at Bead World, but to the gemstone industry in general.  It is a rare gemstone and is so unique that people often question its

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Gemstone of the Month: Pietersite

Gemstone of the Month: Pietersite I don’t know why, but I have always been inexplicably drawn to Pietersite.  For a long time, I couldn’t even tell you anything about Pietersite, other than that anytime I saw it I felt like I had

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Gemstone of the Month: Dragon’s Blood Jasper

Gemstone of the Month: Dragon’s Blood Jasper Last month I featured one of my favorite immunity-boosting gemstones, Bloodstone, and this month I want to introduce you all to my other favorite gemstone for boosting your immune system and keeping you well…Dragon’s Blood

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Gemstone of the Month: Bloodstone

Gemstone of the Month: Bloodstone Bloodstone (also known as Heliotrope) is part of the Chalcedony family.  It is a dark green gemstone with red flecks.  The red flecks are actually inclusions of Hematite or Red Jasper and were said to resemble drops of blood on the

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Gemstone of the Month: Mookaite

Gemstone of the Month: Mookaite Mookaite (pronounced moo-ka-ITE) is a member of the Jasper family.  It is found exclusively near Mooka Creek in the Kennedy Ranges in Western Australia (hence the name Mookaite).  Mookaite is also sometimes called Australian Jasper

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Gemstone of the Month: Moss Agate

Gemstone of the Month: Moss Agate It is so fun & festive to dress up in themed jewelry for the holidays, but who says festive jewelry can’t be stylish and trendy too?  Lush gemstones in reds, greens, whites…allow you to

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