Green Marble

Green Marble

Green marble or serpentine is a rock formation composed of serpentine group of minerals. Composition Mg3 [OH] 4Si2O5 Other Names Apothecaries’ stone, serpentine, Korean jade, new jade, serpentine asbestos, Varieties Antigorite, , baltimorite, bowenite, , satellite dike, picrolite, etc. Green Marble Healing Properties It is believed that green marble helps against headaches and accelerates synostosis. […]

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Spinel – a Symbol of Happiness in Love

Spinel

Spinel is the mineral of varied colors. It forms isometric crystals and irregular grains. Formula: MgAl2O4 Other names of spinel: Akerite, magnesium-aluminate Varieties: The color distinguishes the following varieties of jewelry spinel: Ruby Spinel – blood-red; Balas ruby – pink-red; Almandine spinel – violet-red; Rubicelle – orange-red, yellow; Sapphire spinel, gahnospinel – blue, dark blue; […]

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Rubellite

Rubellite christals

Rubellite – is one of the varieties of tourmaline boron magnesium aluminum silicate. The name of this mineral comes from the Latin word «rubellus», which means “red”. Rubellite is pink, cherry-red, which attributed to the fact it contains manganese impurities. The stone can be as transparent and translucent. Transparent specimens of rubellite are considered to […]

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Zoisite

Zoisite

This stone was named after Sigmund Zois, a philanthropist with the title of Baron von Edelstein. He equipped and sent many geologists to prospection and exploration geological expeditions. Zoisite is a silicate of complex structure, which incorporates aluminum and calcium. It occurs in light brown, green, azure, aquamarine, blue, marsh, light brown, brown, transparent-green color. […]

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Dioptase

Dioptase

Initially, this green mineral was taken for emerald: it gleamed in the sun and one could see green sparks through its faces. Later it became clear that the mineral is not what it initially was thought to be. Composition, hardness, perfect cleavage testified that this stone is not emerald. Dioptase is a hydrous copper silicate. […]

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How To Choose an Engagement Ring for the Bride

Diamond engagement ring

Traditionally the groom was the one choosing and buying an engagement ring. If you want to make sure you understand the nuances of this question: what kind of stones are preferred and their purity, color, metals and durability, design and style, as well as new trends in fashion – here is the info you are […]

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