Here we have another “FAKE CRYSTALS” update for us today!
I think this has become one of my fav blog posts to write. ♥
My goal is to educate our Crystal Family community on what’s available out there so we can make informed decisions when adding specimens to our sacred collections and keep the fake crystals out! If you feel passionate about this too, please share this post in any way you prefer. (There are some handy-dandy “SHARE” buttons you can use at the bottom).
Galena Geodes aka Berber Geodes… a totally fake crystal!
OK, these are becoming more popular on the metaphysical market right now.
I mean…they’re gorgeous, right?
Photo credit: By Guy Courtois (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons They’re often touted as being from Morocco.
Well sorry Jelly Bean, no such thing!
What’s done here is a natural quartz geode (or even a fake clay one may be used as is done in the above photo. These were sold at the Tucson Gem Show!) is broken open & crushed lead-based […]