In Andean mythology, Pachamama is a revered goddess associated with Mother Earth and fertility. Crystals, with their connection to the Earth and their inherent energies, align with Pachamama's essence. They symbolize the natural abundance and grounding energy of the Earth. Crystals can be seen as offerings to Pachamama, representing our gratitude and connection to the Earth's nurturing power. They can also be used for grounding, healing, and connecting with the wisdom of Pachamama. Crystals serve as reminders of our harmonious relationship with nature and our responsibility to care for the Earth.
Chloromelanite is a dark variety of Jadeite from the Pyroxene mineral family. It is a mix of Aegirine with Diopside or Acmite. It’s typically black to dark green due to the presence of iron and chromium.
Moss Jasper is often confused with the popular stone Moss Agate. Realistically speaking, the lines are often a little blurred when it comes to identifying these stones. That is because they do share some similarities.
Petrified Palm Wood
Petrified Palmwood is a Fossilized or Petrified Wood from ancient Palmoxylon or Palmwood via permineralization. The process takes millions of years to replace the organic material in the trees with forms of Quartz while preserving the cellular structure and details.
Petrified Wood is a fossilized rock transformed due to the “petrification of the rock” from organic materials. Some varieties show earthy tones of the original wood, while others may exhibit vibrant colors, like green, orange, gold, blue, and purple, sometimes with opalescence and iridescence.
Kalahari Picture Stone
The Kalahari Desert Stone is a type of Picture Jasper with sedimentary origins. It’s usually tan, beige, cream, or pale yellow with black, brown, red, or gray veining. The stone is captivating as it reflects the terrain and topography of the Kalahari Desert.
African Jade, also called Transvaal Jade, is actually Green Grossular Garnet. It is found in a few locations around the world. The quantity and highest quality specimens are predominantly from different regions in South Africa, mainly from the Bushveld complex in the Transvaal.
Nestled within the elbaite group of the Tourmaline family, Achroite is a standout with its pristine transparency and dreamlike aura. Tourmalines usually occur in a vast spectrum of colors, but Anchorite's charm lies in its colorless purity, a rarity in the gem world.
Agate is a microcrystalline form of Quartz that is classified as a type of Chalcedony. Agates vary in degree of translucent and can display intricate banding, plumage, dendritic, fort-like, or moss-like patterning.
Green Chlorite Quartz
Green Chlorite Quartz is composed of silicon dioxide with substantial inclusions of Green Chlorite, which includes iron, magnesium, and aluminum.
Lodalite is a naturally occurring fusion of Clear Quartz with organic matter, so it’s called Inclusion Quartz or Lodalite Quartz. It refers to Quartz crystals with intermediate minerals as inclusions. They may be small, medium, or large.