The Lemurian Trigon

A Detailed History of Lemuria Part 2

A Detailed History of Lemuria Part 2

“We are in a forest, near to a mighty tree, and the sun has just risen in the East.  The, tree, which is of the palm variety, throws great shadows across the ground, which has been cleared of other growths, and a priestess is seated on a dais of rare plants and other products of nature.  Her face turns towards the East and she is in a state of ecstasy...

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A Detailed History of Lemuria Part 1

A Detailed History of Lemuria Part 1

I would like to officially welcome you to part one, in a series of blogs explaining who the Lemurians were, how and why a group of crystals have adopted the name of their race, and some detailed descriptions of Lemurian crystals available in the gem world today...

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So you want to go to the Denver Gem Show...

So you want to go to the Denver Gem Show...

The very best time to write a blog about traveling, especially to a gem show, is the second you step off the plane back home.  There are so many details that begin to get scrambled I don’t think it’s possible to get in on paper fast enough.  As a buyer for a midsized, ecommerce, retail gem and mineral business, there is a great deal of planning that goes into the show and only a fraction of happenings that go down as the plan was written. Our first order of business this year at the Denver Gem and Mineral Show was...

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Why is Himalayan Quartz so special anyway?

Himalayan Quartz

Why is Himalayan Quartz so special anyway?

Exquisite hydrothermal quartz, the mountain's best kept secret.  Found at altitudes so high only expertly conditioned or indigenous people can access them.  Couple this with the skill necessary to identify where these crystals may be hiding in this vast inhospitable expanse, these crystals are the crown jewel of quartz.

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A brief history of Ocean Jasper

Ocean jasper

A brief history of Ocean Jasper

Travel through the history of Ocean Jasper.  Found in 1922, lost until 1997.  This mysterious stone has enchanted collectors nearly 100 years.

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