Clear Quartz – What Is It And Crystal Quartz Properties

What Is Clear Quartz? What Is Clear Quartz? Facts about Quartz. By Ron Windred Clear Quartz is the most recognized type of crystal and what most people envision when the thought "Crystal" comes to mind. It is also known as Crystal Quartz and Rock Crystal and it is a...

Garnet The Many Colored Gemstone

Garnet - Its Not Just Red, It's A Many-Colored Gem By Chris Ralph What color is garnet close to? Garnet color: most people think of a dark red colored gemstone when they think of garnet, but garnet is actually a whole series of different gems. Beyond the well-known...

How to Cleanse Gemstone Necklaces

How to Cleanse Gemstone Necklaces By Isabelle Morton The clutter on her desk piles up, and eventually, she can't get anything done until she clears it away. This familiar scenario serves as a metaphor for healing rare gemstone necklaces and the need to effectively...

Hiking Gear Checklist

A Hiking Gear Checklist for Day HikingA Hiking Gear Checklist for Day Hiking By Col Heaney I was thinking today on what should be on a hiking gear checklist for hikers who are just starting out. With that in mind I created the list below as general guide to what you...

What Are Gemstones?

What Are Gemstones? By Clint King The word natural gemstone could mean a variety of things. I have seen fossilized marine life called a gemstone. A plain rock of copper and iron with pretty colors could also be considered a gemstone. As we can see, it is difficult to...

Gemstone Therapy Facts

Gemstone Therapy Today By Isabelle Morton For ages, natural gemstones have been used medicinally. Jade was thought to protect the kidneys, liver, spleen, and heart; beryl to cure eye injuries, and carnelian to purify the blood and relieve menstrual cramps. Yet the...

Top Ten Things To Do In Blue Ridge GA

So what are the top ten things to do in Blue Ridge? Searching Google for the top ten things to do in Blue Ridge will result in dozens of compilations by businesses, the Chamber of Commerce, Social Media etc. Most of these are purely marketing driven or even self...

Aska Adventure Area

The Aska Adventure Area - the heartbeat of Fannin County. The Aska Adventure Area is located a few miles out of the City of Blue Ridge, but it is still part of Fannin County. Riddled with hiking trails including large sections of theAppalachian Trail and of the Benton...

Amicalola Falls – Base Of The Appalachian Trail

Hiking Amicalola Falls .... In Georgia Near The Base Of The Appalachian Trail - The Hike Before The Hike! By Sarah M Frank When embarking on the over 2,100 mile trek of the Appalachian Trail, do not pass up the opportunity of a warm-up hike to Amicalola Falls. The...

Tiger’s Eye Healing Properties

The Benefits of Wearing Tiger's Eye Crystal By Sylvia Blach For those who believe there are healing powers, and a source of energy that lie in quartz and other stones the Tiger Eye crystal is a must have. You can purchase the Tiger's Eye crystal in many different...

Garnet – The Many Colored Gemstone

Garnet - Its Not Just Red, It's A Many-Colored Gem By Chris Ralph Most people think of a dark red colored gemstone when they think of garnet, but garnet is actually a whole series of different gems. Beyond the well-known deep reds, garnet can be purchased in cinnamon...

Ways To Have Fun And Relax While Camping

Camping can be great fun, but it really isn't something you just want to do on a whim. It will work out much better if you plan a camping trip and plan it well. The following article outlines important things you should consider before heading out for that weekend...

Gemstones Introduction

Gemstones -- An Introduction For You To Make An Informed Choice By Rose Mary Gemstones are mineral crystals or organic materials that have been cut and polished into beautiful items by skilled craftsmen. The minerals are naturally formed, solid, inorganic chemical...

Red Jasper Gemstone Properties

Red Jasper By Ron Windred Red Jasper is a massive, fine-grained opaque rock, a variety of Chalcedony, with a Mohs Hardness of 7 and a trigonal crystal structure. Its name is derived via Old French, Jaspre and further back to Hebrew, yushphah. The common red colour is...

Healing Properties of Carnelian and Red Garnet

Red Crystals and Gemstones - Healing Properties of Carnelian and Red Garnet Red Crystals and Gemstones - Healing Properties of Carnelian and Red Garnet By Terrie Marie Carnelian Ancient Egyptian Source of Renewal Garnet is known as the Artist's Stone. It activates...

Aquamarine Gems – March Birthstone

Aquamarine gemstone is just one of the many gems that are thought about as valuable. There are twelve months in one year and so you can find at least twelve precious gemstones in the market. These gems are rich in history and numerous ancient people had beliefs...

Gemstones

A lot of gemstones are minerals that take place naturally in the earth. The most typical is quartz, which is made from silicon and oxygen, 2 of the most common chemicals or compounds in the world. Even though the majority of people do not find such crystals unless...

Citrine

Citrine and basic information on this gemstone This gemstone is the official birthstone for the month of November. It is also the Planetary stone for the Sun Sign of Virgo and the accepted gem for the 13th and 17th wedding anniversary. Citrine is a variety of quartz...

Tigers Eye

Tigers Eye is a powerful gemstone that aids harmony and balance. It also helps you release fear and anxiety.It stimulates taking action, and helps make decisions unclouded by emotions. Traditionally it was carried as an amulet against curses or ill-wishes, and it is...

Rubies and Sapphires

Rubies and Sapphires Rock! It’s hard to imagine that a mineral such as rubies and sapphires with a name as mundane as corundum yields gems as exquisite as the ruby and sapphire, or even that these two stones, so different in color and mystique, are actually the same...