Amethyst – Get to know your crystals: Science and Legends behind it

amethyst

The Facts The amethyst is purple variety of quartz, which is basically silicon-dioxide (SiO2) .It’s special purple-violet color originates in iron impurities present in quartz. When heated at high temperatures (900C)  it turns into yellowish-golden stone. Such stone is in fact known as citrine. The citrine that occurred in nature are considered more expensive but chemical and physical propertes […]

Freshwater pearls

The Pearl Girl Blog is taking you to the journey into jewel crafting wonder-world. First we start with presenting of crafter’s favourite: The Freshwater Pearls! The freshwater pearls are the most commonly produced pearls, they are grown in mussels living in rivers and lakes. Their unique shapes and wide range of colours combined with their […]