Herkimer diamonds

Prized for their clarity, these double-pointed crystals have some fascinating bubbles trapped inside!


Ranging from pale yellow to deep orange-red, this semi-precious stone was a popular choice in Victorian jewellery

Fluorite – a frozen rainbow

Fluorite is like a rock-collector's psychedelic dream, because it's found in a rainbow of colours from red to deep purple. …


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