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  • History & Background
  • Design Possibilities
  • Cleaning Instructions
  • Metaphysical/Healing Properties
  • Scientific Description & Occurrence
Gemstones have a long history of use in ornamentation, and have been attributed metaphysical properties, or come from exotic locales. Find out more about the gemstones you work with.
Beading Resources > Encylo-BEADia > Gem Notes
Agate, BlueAgate, Blue LaceAgate, Botswana
Agate, Crazy LaceAgate, FossilAgate, Golden Lace
Agate, Golden LeafAgate, GreenAgate, Moss
Agate, TreeAmazoniteAmber
AmethystAmetrineApatite
AquamarineAragoniteAventurine
Azurite - Malachite
BlackstoneBloodstone
CarnelianChinese Writing StoneChrysocolla
ChrysopraseCitrineCoral
DiamondDumortierite
Emerald
Fluorite
GarnetGoldstone
HemalykeHessoniteHowlite
Iolite
Jade, JadeiteJade, MalaysiaJade, Mountain
Jade, NephriteJade, NewJasper, Autumn
Jasper, BrecciatedJasper, DalmatianJasper, Fancy
Jasper, FlowerJasper, LeopardskinJasper, Moukaite
Jasper, PeridotJasper, PicassoJasper, Picture
Jasper, RainbowJasper, RedJasper, Silver Leaf
''Jasper'', TigerskinJasper, Zebra
LabradoriteLapis LazuliLarimar
Magnesite, WhiteMalachiteMarcasite
Moonstone, Multi-ColoredMoonstone, RainbowMoonstone, Silver
Moonstone, WhiteMother-of-Pearl, NaturalMother-of-Pearl, White
Obsidian, MahoganyObsidian, SnowflakeOnyx, Black
Onyx, StripedOpal
Pearl, Cultured FreshwaterPeridot
Quartz CrystalQuartz, LemonQuartz, Rose
Quartz, SmokyQuartz, SnowQuartz, Tourmalinated
RhodochrositeRhodoniteRuby
SapphireSardonyxSodalite
SpinelSunstone
TanzaniteTiger IronTigereye
Topaz, BlueTourmalineTurquoise
Zoisite

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