Properties And Mystery Stones

Properties and mystery stones .Agate

Agate refers to varieties of chalcedony - opaque quartz with a matt sheen and a very rich palette of color.Multicolored, layered striped chalcedony agate called - the name of the river on the island of Agates Sitsiliya.V ordinary agate almost transparent gray or blue ribbon-like layers alterna...

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Properties and mystery stones .Pearl

Pearl refers to organogenic jewels.These jewels can not be considered jewels in the truest sense of the word.They are not stones, as such, because their formation is associated with wildlife, even in ancient times, such a distinction is not made.So, Pliny.Senior writes that pearl takes the hig...

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Properties mystery stones .Ruby

Latin word «ruber» translated as red, that's ruby ​​gets its name from the red color.However earlier called rubies and garnet, spinel and red, and only in 1800, it was found that ruby, sapphire and the like, is a kind korunda.Svoyu ruby ​​has a bright color due to the presence of chromium, and...

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Properties and mystery stones .Cornelian

Carnelian is often chosen as a talisman and amulet.Even in ancient times it was considered extremely happy carnelian stone.From it were made wedding decorations depicting Cupid and Psyche, as a talisman of true love, which contributed to the convergence of two souls and protected from moral ne...

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Properties and mystery stones .Sapphire

Sapphire belongs to the corundum group.Its color is most often blue and blue in different shades, but there are also colorless stones, pink, orange, yellow, green, purple and even chernye.Sapfir known since ancient times.The truth is that time is sometimes called sapphires completely different...

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Properties and mystery stones .Opal

name "opal" comes from the Sanskrit "fell" - stone.Guy Pliny the Elder wrote about the disgrace: "Of all the gemstones Opal is causing the greatest difficulties in the description.He plays on light, as a carbuncle is sometimes purple glitter amethyst, aquamarine shades like emerald shines toge...

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