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Gemstones, Jewelry Care

Knowing how to care for opals properly can prevent them from cracking or becoming discolored. Different types of opals require varying levels of care. Can you get opals wet? What should you use to clean them? We've put together an ultimate opal care guide to answer all of your questions and more.

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Gem Identification, Gemstones

What would happen if you put rocks or gemstones under a blacklight? Would they fluoresce? If you've been in a room lit by a blacklight, you might recall seeing things like paper, plastic, and teeth appear to glow. Banana spots, olive oil, certain flowers, and scorpions all fluoresce under UV light as well. What gemstones show fluorescence under UV light?

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Buying Guides, Gemstones

Did you know that sapphires come in eight different colors? Sometimes, these colors can even have secondary colors. With so many color options available, you might wonder, What is the best color for a sapphire?

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Gem Identification, Gemstones

If you’ve been looking for an amethyst crystal recently, you may have noticed that there are many fake amethyst crystals in the market. For this reason, you may be wondering how to tell if amethyst is real.

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Buying Guides, Gemstones

Today, we're exploring the topic of "what is citrine crystal good for," citrine's properties and uses, and how you can use this stone to manifest abundance and joy in your life.

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