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Beware! Crystal Fakes and How to Spot Them

Beware! Crystal Fakes and How to Spot Them

I think it’s high time for another installment of my Crystal Fakes Blog Posts. I have a few other common ones that I’ve seen popping up quite a bit that I reeeeeeeally want to discuss & get outta my system. Crystal Fakes FREE eBook! BTW…like this sort of stuff? Then grab your FREE handy downloadable Crystal Fakes 40 page Reference eBook! This is the EXACT eBook you need in order to navigate the crystal shops & eBay, get the REAL […]

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Don't Be Fooled By the Rocks that I Got!...More Crystal Fakes

Don’t Be Fooled By the Rocks that I Got!…More Crystal Fakes

Ahhh, I get some sort of wacko geo-geek-high from writing these particular blog posts on “fake crystals” in my Fakes Series! Thanks for letting me indulge myself once again. You can catch my previous posts in this series here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 I chose today’s featured fakes b/c these seem to be showing up quite often at the gem shows & in my student forums or in our various Hibiscus Moon Private Facebook […]

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How to Pick Out Crystal Fakes: Part 5

How to Pick Out Crystal Fakes: Part 5

So this crystal fakes stuffs is getting to be a popular series here on my blog. And I’m quite enjoying my role in revealing & educating on the gemmy fakes & frauds that have crossed my path. You can check out the other parts here: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Before I get into the fakes & confusers I want to draw attention to in this blog post, there’s a little sumn’ sumn’ I wanna to discuss. […]

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Is Your Citrine Real or Fake & Does it Matter?  Fakes Series: Part 4

Is Your Citrine Real or Fake & Does it Matter? Fakes Series: Part 4

Crystals are remarkable & glorious gifts from Mother Earth. Aren’t they? And we all love citrine. But do you know if your citrine is real or fake…and should you care? Some crystal peeps prefer their crystals to be all natural; as they were found in Mother Nature, in the raw. Others may be drawn to the beauty of crystals that have been enhanced in some way but they may be totally unaware that they have been artificially altered. Maybe the […]

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Uncovering More Crystal Fakes: Part 3

So today I bring to you another post about the crystal fakes + frauds out there in Crystal-land. After the last post on the subject I got lots of questions about others so here are a few more popular ones for you to be aware of, Jelly Bean. Amber/Copal Amber (not technically a mineral or crystal since it has organic origins) is supposed to be super-duper expensive, right? So why all this cheap stuffs on the market? Well, that cheap […]

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