A - Z Crystals

Fuchsite

Fuchsite, also called Chrome Mica, is a sparkling green variety of Muscovite, with Chromium giving it the distinctive colour, the more Chromium present, the deeper the green. This green sparkle is what gives Green Aventurine the green glitteying appearance. It was named after German mineralogist Johann Von Fuchs. Ruby crystals are sometimes found growing within Fuchsite, with a distinctive ring of Blue Kyanite around them. In Brazil, Fuchsite was considered to be a gift from the Pagan Sea Goddess Lemanja. Healers have traditionally associated this crystal with nature and energy, calling it the 'Healer Stone'.  Fuchsite Metaphysical Properties include:- Stimulating...

Nephrite Jade

Nephrite Jade is one only two real Jades, the other being Jadeite. The most popular and valuable colour for Nephrite is deep green with black spots, from Siberia. It can also be found in lighter shades of green, and even in white.  The name Nephrite derives from the Greek word 'nephos' which means kidney, and people thought that the small, rounded kidney shaped stones would help with kidney ailments. Nowadays it is mostly mined in Canada, Russian, New Zealand and China. Nephrite is slightly softer than Jadeite, and as such is used to create wonderful intricate carvings.  The Chinese have been...