Rocks from Space

Gems from Space

Most gemstones are found and created upon the Earth. But some stones can be a bit more extraterrestrial, as there origins have been traced back to outer space. Even a…
Carnelian Stone

Carnelian: A stone of intensity

Carnelian is a stunning red-orange stone that resonates with a passionate energy and is all about self-confidence. It is made of a silica mineral that takes its color from iron…
Peridot

Peridot: The Evening Emerald

Peridot is considered one of the world’s oldest gems, it was discovered as early as 1500 B.C. in the Egyptian Red Sea. Today, most gem miners find peridot as irregular…

Apatite: Origin, Meaning, and Energy

Apatite was first discovered in 1786 by A.G. Werner. It’s name came from the Greek word meaning “to deceive”, because many mistaken it for other minerals such as peridot. (do…
Moldavite

Moldavite: Gems from the sky

Moldavite is a tektite type of gemstone; meaning it is glass formed from terrestrial debris ejected during the impact of a meteorite. It is believed that moldavite was formed about…

Malachite: Original Uses and Other Information

Malachite is an opaque, green banded, nearly black mineral made from copper carbonate. It’s green color is actually formed from the tarnishing copper; similar to how the Statue of Liberty…

Pyrite: Also known as Fool’s Gold – Stone Information

Pyrite is a pale brass-yellow mineral made from iron sulfide. Also known as “Fool’s Gold”, Pyrite is the most abundant of all sulfide minerals. Pyrite: A Brief History Pyrite was…