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What on Earth Is Dolomite?

March 21, 2019

Dolomite is calcium magnesium carbonate found in geodes, sedimentary rocks or altered igneous rocks rich in magnesium. Its properties never cease to amaze crystal enthusiasts who love having it in their collections. Here’s what you need to know about dolomite:The Physical Properties of DolomiteDolomite forms crystals that can be quite massive in size. They’re mostly rhombohedral, with some specimens [...]

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Turquoise

December 7, 2018

Turquoise is a gemstone that was once considered more valuable than gold and exchanged like currency. It can be found all over the world in areas with thermal or volcanic histories. The most exceptional grades of the Turquoise gemstone are found closest the Earth’s surface, as deeper deposits turn soft because of acids that are created during water percolation through [...]

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Jasper

September 5, 2018

Jasper is an ornamental stone which is found all around the world in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe. It comes in an array of beautiful colors and is applied to jewelry or used for decorative purposes. The stone is especially attractive because of the vibrant colors and diverse spotted, swirled, and linear patterns which naturally develop in [...]

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What on Earth is Amazonite?

February 15, 2018

The Physical Properties of the AmazoniteAmazonite is also referred to as the Amazon stone. The name was obtained from the Amazon River and the lush jungle region surrounding it where the original “green stones” were discovered. Its color ranges from light green, blue-green, or bright green. Most amazonite are translucent. On the Mohs’ scale of [...]

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What on Earth Is Fire Agate?

September 5, 2019

Fire agate is a variety of chalcedony which contains inclusions of limonite or goethite, which are responsible for its unique appearance and the fiery iridescent effect that this stone possesses.The Physical Properties of Fire AgateAmong the physical properties of fire agate, the one that is most prone to variations is its color. Since it possesses inclusions of limonite and goethite, [...]

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What on Earth is Agate?

July 11, 2018

Agate is a mineral of the Quartz family. It has many varieties, like Blue Lace Agate, Crazy Lace Agate, Dendritic Agate, Moss Agate, Luna Agate, and Fire Agate. The gemstone usually has bands in stripes or layers, while some varieties have specks of color, “eye” markings, or fossilized inclusions.The Physical Properties of AgateAgates are created [...]

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We're Hiring! Marketing Assistant

August 19, 2020

E-Commerce / Brick & Mortar Marketing Assistant For An Innovative CompanyStonebridge Imports & The Rock Spa - Kitchener, ONWe are currently seeking a reliable, self-starter who has passion in digital marketing and operations for a company that sells unique products and services. Working for a small brick & mortar as well as an e-commerce company [...]

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We're Hiring! Retail Sales Associate

August 19, 2020

Retail Sales Associate Stonebridge Imports/The Rock Spa – Kitchener, ONDo you want to be part of a dynamic, passionate and positive team of natural health & wellness professionals? The OpportunityWe are currently seeking a reliable, self-starter who has passion in customer service and retail sales, for a company that sells unique products and services. Working for a small [...]

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We’re Hiring! General Warehouse Associate

August 19, 2020

General Warehouse Associate Stonebridge Imports/The Rock Spa – Kitchener, ONFounded in 2002, Stonebridge Imports, Ltd. has grown to become one of the largest and fastest growing specialty rock and gemstone giftware companies in Canada.Stonebridge Imports is looking for a self-motivated, top notch individual to help serve our customers as a Warehouse Staff/Multi-Purpose Role.The OpportunityStonebridge Imports (SBI) is [...]

We’re Hiring! Warehouse Admin Assistant

September 25, 2018

Warehouse Assistant & PackerKitchener, ONFounded in 2002, Stonebridge Imports, Ltd. has grown to become one of the largest and fastest growing specialty rock and gemstone giftware companies in Canada.Stonebridge Imports is looking for a self-motivated, top notch individual to help serve our customers as a warehouse staff/ Multi-Purpose Role.The OpportunityStonebridge Imports (SBI) is a rock [...]