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What on Earth Is Tourmalinated Quartz?

July 22, 2021

The stone is formed when liquid Quartz and Tourmaline combine at high temperatures and pressure. The two minerals separate once more as temperatures and pressure drop. This process leaves Tourmaline needles trapped inside the Quartz crystal.

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Ethical Mining Practices: Where StoneBridge Stands

July 25, 2021

We get this question a lot from prospective buyers. And as a rocks and minerals supplier that pushes for consumer awareness, we feel that this is one important concern we want to shed light on for our existing and future customers.

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Energize Your Heart Chakra with Crystal Hearts

July 23, 2021

Heart-shaped crystals restore the healthy alignment of your heart chakra so your life will be filled with love, joy, and compassion. As a result, you’ll become more attuned to yourself and connected to the world.

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What on Earth Is Staurolite?

July 16, 2021

The first official record of the mineral traces back in 1792. The name Staurolite comes from the Greek word 'stauros' meaning cross, and 'litho' which means stone. For years, Staurolite stones have been considered as a talisman for good luck and protection. It is commonly used in crafting amulets, religious jewelry pieces, and cameos.

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Achieving Total-Body Healing with Crystal Wands

July 16, 2021

Crystal wands are a vital tool in spiritual rituals. Since ancient times, shamans and metaphysicians have been using wands for healing, cleansing, and purification. Made of a variety of materials, crystal wands are said to have the ability to focus or direct energy through their tips in one direction.

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What on Earth Is Sapphire?

July 8, 2021

The blueness of Sapphire has always been thought to symbolize royalty and heavenly tranquility. This is why clergy in the Middle Ages wore blue Sapphire. Kings and queens wore it as protection against harm and to attract wealth. Sapphire is believed to ward off evil thoughts, usher peace, heal illnesses, and neutralize poisons.

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Discovering the Power of Generator Crystals

July 8, 2021

Like their name implies, Generator crystal points generate massive amounts of powerful healing energies. They have a pyramidal or conical shape, with six equilateral sides or faces that meet at the tip of the termination. They are typically used as an energy tool in crystal rituals.

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What on Earth Is Green Tree Agate?

July 1, 2021

For ages, Green Tree Agate has been regarded as having a rich connection to nature. Ancient civilizations referred to it as the ‘stone of plenitude (abundance),’ associating it with fortune and commerce. What makes this stone unique in terms of history and properties? Read on to know more.

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The Uses and Symbolisms of Crystal Eggs

July 2, 2021

Crystal healers believe that egg-shaped crystals are a powerful tool for people who desire to start a fresh new chapter in life. They bring about ‘miracles’ and ‘magic’ that smoothen transitions and complete transformations.

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What on Earth Is Soapstone?

June 24, 2021

Soapstone is a metamorphic rock mainly composed of talc as well as other minerals namely chlorite, magnesium, amphiboles, and traces of iron-chromium oxides. With amazing malleability and heat properties, Soapstone holds a number of solid uses in the art and industrial scenes. Dig deeper into the rock’s properties, lore, history, and metaphysical benefits.

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What Are Platonic Solids?

June 25, 2021

Platonic Solids allow you to become the channel of energy through which a new and better reality will take place. The solids are said to liberate you from your present problems and help you transition to your evolved state. Read on to learn more.

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What on Earth Is Mahogany Obsidian?

June 17, 2021

Mahogany Obsidian is used to cleanse and unblock the sacral chakra, the center of the emotional balance and creative energies. The stone helps reactivate a person's pleasures, playfulness, and sexuality. It also removes psychic blockages and assists in inducing spiritual awakening.

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Crystal Skulls: How They Work, Their Storied Origins

June 17, 2021

For the average person, what comes to mind when they think of skulls are horror movies, death, danger, and occult practices. In some cultures, however, skulls are a symbol of light, life, and new beginnings.

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Gemstone Spheres: A Gaze Into Their Origin, Nature, and Purpose

June 11, 2021

But gemstone spheres are more than the tales pinned on them since time immemorial. Palm-sized to giant spheres actually serve other purposes that can enhance (and even beautify!) your everyday life.

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What on Earth Is Galena?

June 3, 2021

Galena is as old as the time humans learned to extract lead and silver from ores, which is thousands of years old! When freshly extracted, Galena crystals look astonishing in their bright silver appearance. But they tarnish to gray when exposed to air.

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Gemstone Pyramids: History, Lore, and Uses

June 3, 2021

What is it with pyramids that make them so valuable in alternative healing? And what kinds of gemstone pyramids are used for specific healing purposes? All these and more in this article.

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What on Earth Is Phantom Quartz?

May 20, 2021

This unique crystal contains prismatic or needle-like crystals inside it. These crystals were formed when a certain Amphibole mineral washes over the Quartz and interrupts its natural growth cycle. As the crystal continues to grow, it leaves a phantom-like image of itself where it was at the time when the mineral washed over it.

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Man-Made Vs. Human-Enhanced Gemstones: All You Need to Know

May 14, 2021

What's the difference between synthetic and enhanced gemstones? And what are popular examples of each type of stones? Be a well-informed consumer. Read on to find out more!

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What on Earth Is Green Apatite?

May 14, 2021

Green Apatite is the most sought after variety of Apatite. Its natural green colour is often associated with healing, renewal, strength, and growth. Get to know more about this charming stone in this article.

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Starting Your Own Shop? Stock up on These Bestselling Rocks and Crystals

May 6, 2021

Planning to start your own rock shop but you're not sure which stones to sell? Here’s a rundown of the bestselling rocks and crystals to fill your inventory as suggested by StoneBridge’s rock specialists.

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What on Earth Is Blue Topaz?

May 5, 2021

Blue Topaz is the birthstone of people born in December. It symbolizes clarity, honesty, and deep emotional connection. Gifting someone a Topaz gemstone or jewelry signifies a proposal for a committed romantic relationship or an appreciation of the recipient’s loyalty.

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How to Cleanse and Charge My Healing Crystals?

March 19, 2020

Healing crystals and stones have been used for millennia for their healing properties. Believed to be healing stones, they can be very beneficial in improving and enhancing different aspects of one’s life. However, when you use crystal healing methods, you must remember that the energies of the crystals and gemstones can be drained. And when [...]

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What on Earth Is Rainbow Aura Quartz?

April 30, 2021

Some would liken its rainbow colours (a blend of light blue, violet, pink, green, and yellow) to the gossamer wings of an angel. This is why this crystal is also called Angel Aura.

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What on Earth Is Quartz?

April 22, 2021

Quartz is a highly prized mineral in the world of alternative healing. It is considered a powerful healing stone; a “Universal Crystal” with a diverse range of benefits in healing and meditation. It is also used to protect and channel energies.

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What on Earth Is Green Aventurine?

April 16, 2021

Not all stones that glitter are gold -- some of them are Green Aventurine. Due to its natural charm, it is often used as beads or cabochons for jewelry pieces. Read on about this popular stone.

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Update: Modified Operations Under Lockdown Measures

April 15, 2021

This directive affects us directly, but StoneBridge Imports assures you that we will continue to support your business. What does this mean for StoneBridge Imports moving forward? Read on to learn more.

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How to Start Using Healing Crystals?

March 10, 2020

Healing crystals have been around since the beginning of time. They are Mother Nature's little gifts that harness the lifegiving elements of the Universe. Many anecdotes describe the energy healing effects of these stones, but it all depends on personal experience. There's no scientific evidence proving that crystals and stones have any medical effectiveness, so [...]

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What on Earth Is Apache Tears Obsidian?

April 8, 2021

Ancient lore holds that those who possess or hold an Apache Tear Obsidian should never shed a tear again. It is because the women of Apache already cried enough tears for everyone who mourns.

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Is There a Difference Between a Crystal and a Gemstone?

September 5, 2017

Image CreditA rock is a rock right? Not necessarily. While some people do use words like “rock,” “stone” and “gem” interchangeably, there are some noticeable differences between these words. Others feel wise enough to make the distinction between a rock and a gem -- a rock is any old pebble you can find on the street, whereas a crystal [...]

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What is an Aura & How do Crystals Help or Heal It?

August 30, 2017

Image CreditWhile many remain skeptical about the existence of auras, they’re still a prevalent topic in holistic and alternative medicine. What is an aura? What does it have to do with healing and crystals? Don’t worry -- we’ve got the answers.Understanding AurasDepending on who you are, the depth of your belief in auras will vary. Generally, an aura is a certain [...]

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