Rare Large Crystal Opal Mintabie, South Australia, Australia The opal deposits of Mintabie have long been depleted with no new production emerging. The present example was set aside many years ago by the miner who could not bear to part with it earlier. Simply contour polished to reveal its beauty, a vibrant electric green and blue pinpoint play-of-color are seen to dance across the surface. Such a notable piece would, no doubt, create a fine pendant.
Agate. Among the oldest good luck and healing stones. Used to treat headaches, dizziness, and impaired balance as well as skin problems. It is important that the stone should be in contact with the skin near the organ that needs healing.It is said to avert storms and lightening and protect children from danger.
Bronzite. The purest comes from Brazil. It helps in the treatment of cysts and is also used to treat skin disorders such as rashes, pimples, and eczema. It combats premature aging and prevents the skin from dehydrating. It brings inner peace, removes stress and protects from depression.
Tree Agate Tree agate is a name used for a white chalcedony that has green dendritic markings. It is a very popular material used to make beads, cabochons and tumbled gemstones. The stones shown here were produced from material mined in Botswana. Shop for Tree Agate.
Watermelon Tourmaline is a rare variety that displays three different colors in the same crystal - green (the skin of the watermelon), pink (the sweet fruit) and white (the rind). It encourages a calm, centered state of mind.
Rhodochrosite: The indians worshiped it as the stone of love and the heart. Psychologically it helps the wearer to achieve self knowledge and protects against slander. Also useful in reducing stress. It symbolizes openness. It awakens all-embracing love that is not limited to just one person. Rhodochrosite is linked to Taurus. It has a detoxifying effect on the metabolism. Because of its cleansing properties its a good remedy for skin problems such as spots and acne.