More Crystal Fakes!
I’m so grateful to my Certified Crystal Practitioner students who bring this stuff to my attention. (That’s usually how I keep my finger on the pulse of this crystal fakes stuff.)
Sometimes I see some questionable things at a gem show… but these days, it’s usually a student pointing out something suspicious in our private community.
One thing that’s evident is that, unfortunately, the artificial mineral/gemstone market is on the rise.
Several years ago I noted that there seemed to be a bit of an info-gap in our crystal community on some good, solid, easy-to-understand data regarding this sort of thing.
Informing our community on this topic has become yet another passion of mine. Being a former science department head, having studied geology at the Masters level + being a crystal author and the founder of a Crystal Practictioner Academy with a relatively large following gives me a good reason + platform to educate about crystal fakes. Right?
So, I feel it’s my duty — and I’m honored to be given the opportunity and privilege to serve in this way.
My goal is to educate our crystal community on […]