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Re: What gemstones are you drawn to?
« Reply #15 on: March 31, 2013, 06:59:21 am »
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That IS quite a find! I'd love to see a pic...

 
It's tricky to get a picture that captures all the colours and shades of blue and purple, but there are two attempts here and here.

It came copper-wrapped - I keep considering taking the copper off, but it is handy for occasionally wearing as a pendant. (Underneath clothes. It's huge!)
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What gemstones are you drawn to?
« Reply #16 on: March 31, 2013, 08:35:46 am »
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It's tricky to get a picture that captures all the colours and shades of blue and purple, but there are two attempts here and here.

It came copper-wrapped - I keep considering taking the copper off, but it is handy for occasionally wearing as a pendant. (Underneath clothes. It's huge!)

Beautiful!!

I'd want to be able to wear it, too.  Skin contract always seems so much more effective than carrying in a pocket.
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Re: What gemstones are you drawn to?
« Reply #17 on: March 31, 2013, 11:09:12 am »
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Other than being OMG SHINY, or just beautiful in general, are there any gemstones/crystals that you've been drawn to for no real reason other than you just felt it?

 
For the longest time (20 yrs) it's been amethyst, obsidian, onyx and rose quartz.  Over the last year it's been a gravitation to honey calcite, citrine (both the heat treated and natural/untreated kind) and moonstone.  It's helped me 'lighten up' and not get burdened so much with 'stuff'.  I'm starting to look at bloodstone too...

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Re: What gemstones are you drawn to?
« Reply #18 on: March 31, 2013, 01:15:19 pm »
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Other than being OMG SHINY, or just beautiful in general, are there any gemstones/crystals that you've been drawn to for no real reason other than you just felt it?

I just had to buy an unakite palmstone today even though I normally prefer stones that come in raw crystal form or some kind of point at least. It's not even a colour I like. And I love it, won't even let it leave my side for a minute right now. Just wondering if anybody had any similar stories or experiences.

If not, what's your favourite gemstone/crystal you find totally underrated?

 
Never a gemstone or crystal. Almost always, just a generic rock I find on the path, in a lake, what have you.

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Re: What gemstones are you drawn to?
« Reply #19 on: May 03, 2013, 01:51:11 pm »
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Other than being OMG SHINY, or just beautiful in general, are there any gemstones/crystals that you've been drawn to for no real reason other than you just felt it?

I just had to buy an unakite palmstone today even though I normally prefer stones that come in raw crystal form or some kind of point at least. It's not even a colour I like. And I love it, won't even let it leave my side for a minute right now. Just wondering if anybody had any similar stories or experiences.

If not, what's your favourite gemstone/crystal you find totally underrated?

 
I also love many stones but one of my favorites it Amethyst, this also happens to be my birthstone. One thing i have realized that the color its self is very popular, so I have to make sure it is actually Amethyst and not a know off. I am also very partial to Obsidian. I used to live in a house that had a great deal of it mostly pure black but every now and then i would find different ones.

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What gemstones are you drawn to?
« Reply #20 on: June 09, 2013, 10:14:22 pm »
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Other than being OMG SHINY, or just beautiful in general, are there any gemstones/crystals that you've been drawn to for no real reason other than you just felt it?

The pentacle I wear has a rounded amethyst cabochon in the center, and it hasn't come off since I bought it in Salem four years ago. I have several tumbled and untumbled amethysts laying around.

I'm also fond of blue topaz and turquoise, as they're both my birthstone.
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Re: What gemstones are you drawn to?
« Reply #21 on: June 10, 2013, 04:18:29 am »
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Other than being OMG SHINY, or just beautiful in general, are there any gemstones/crystals that you've been drawn to for no real reason other than you just felt it?

If not, what's your favourite gemstone/crystal you find totally underrated?

 
Amethyst and Onyx, though the colors may be some of the reason why. Also Turquoise, which makes more sense for not really having a reason why.

For underrated ones, Citrine -- though it seems to be gaining in popularity. Hematite as well, not because it's underrated, so much, rather I find it so useful that I just think it's perpetually underused.
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Re: What gemstones are you drawn to?
« Reply #22 on: June 10, 2013, 03:39:58 pm »
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Other than being OMG SHINY, or just beautiful in general, are there any gemstones/crystals that you've been drawn to for no real reason other than you just felt it?

I just had to buy an unakite palmstone today even though I normally prefer stones that come in raw crystal form or some kind of point at least. It's not even a colour I like. And I love it, won't even let it leave my side for a minute right now. Just wondering if anybody had any similar stories or experiences.

If not, what's your favourite gemstone/crystal you find totally underrated?

 
It USED to be hematite, but now that "pull" has lessened. I'm now very attached to my one small piece of lepidolite.

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Re: What gemstones are you drawn to?
« Reply #23 on: June 11, 2013, 12:08:15 pm »
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Other than being OMG SHINY, or just beautiful in general, are there any gemstones/crystals that you've been drawn to for no real reason other than you just felt it?

I just had to buy an unakite palmstone today even though I normally prefer stones that come in raw crystal form or some kind of point at least. It's not even a colour I like. And I love it, won't even let it leave my side for a minute right now. Just wondering if anybody had any similar stories or experiences.

If not, what's your favourite gemstone/crystal you find totally underrated?

 
Garnet. I don't know why but that stone just does something to me. My engagement ring is garnet as well as the stud I have in my nose.

I've fallen in and out of love with different stones but Garnet has always been number one.
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« Reply #24 on: June 11, 2013, 12:43:12 pm »
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Garnet. I don't know why but that stone just does something to me. My engagement ring is garnet as well as the stud I have in my nose.

I've fallen in and out of love with different stones but Garnet has always been number one.

Which kind of garnet?  Just curious, because all the different colors are so beautiful.
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Which kind of garnet?  Just curious, because all the different colors are so beautiful.


Pyrope or Almandine. I love the color variations of both.

Which are your favorites? Your question led me to actually look up other varieties and I'm looking at this picture of tsavorite like "Absolutely. Must. Have."
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Pyrope or Almandine. I love the color variations of both.

Which are your favorites? Your question led me to actually look up other varieties and I'm looking at this picture of tsavorite like "Absolutely. Must. Have."

Tsavorite, andradite, and demantoid are my faves.  But I do like the dark wine colored ones a lot, too.

I think the variety is fascinating.
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The pentacle I wear has a rounded amethyst cabochon in the center, and it hasn't come off since I bought it in Salem four years ago. I have several tumbled and untumbled amethysts laying around.

I'm also fond of blue topaz and turquoise, as they're both my birthstone.

 
I love Amethyst. I am drawn to them. Also Rose Quartz.
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« Reply #28 on: June 14, 2013, 07:05:28 pm »
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Other than being OMG SHINY, or just beautiful in general, are there any gemstones/crystals that you've been drawn to for no real reason other than you just felt it?


 
i feel drawn to Amethyst... i am wearing it right now ... but before i learned what healing properties  it has  ...i found myself looking at amethyst more and more

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« Reply #29 on: September 25, 2013, 07:49:24 pm »
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Other than being OMG SHINY, or just beautiful in general, are there any gemstones/crystals that you've been drawn to for no real reason other than you just felt it?

I just had to buy an unakite palmstone today even though I normally prefer stones that come in raw crystal form or some kind of point at least. It's not even a colour I like. And I love it, won't even let it leave my side for a minute right now. Just wondering if anybody had any similar stories or experiences.

If not, what's your favourite gemstone/crystal you find totally underrated?


Onyx :)
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