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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 Grow Your Own Crystal Geodes ~ Step by Step ~ PDF Download

When I posted a photo on my FB page of 1 of my recent crystal growing specimens, I got a ton of questions asking how, how, how? So, if you’re one of those who always wanted to know how to grow your own crystals, this is the blog post for you! You know I love my crystals for their healing props but I feel it’s really important to also get to know them in a different way; to learn how […]

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Is Crystal Collecting Ethical?

Is Crystal Collecting Ethical?

Working in the crystal biz, I’ve been presented with ethics related questions regarding crystals & being a both a student & teacher of geology, I’ve had the opportunity to ask & explore the topic deeply. I take this very seriously so this will be more of a serious post Sweet Peas. For years I’ve found myself having to defend mineral collecting against environmental activists (of which I consider myself to be one). some of whom claim that crystal & mineral […]

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