Test Your Knowledge with a Crystal ID Quiz (PLUS Fun Facts!)

How many of these crystals can you identify using the pictures and clues given below? If you get stuck, you can find the answers at the end of this post.  Even if you’re already a crystal whiz, you might pick up a new piece of trivia or two.  Enjoy!       A: A powder … Read More

How to ID Your Crystals When They All Look the Same

People ask me all the time how I got so good at identifying stones.  The answer, like most things, is practice.  I look at literally thousands and thousands of crystals every year and after all of that exposure to crystal eye candy, it’s easy to begin noticing some defining characteristics for each. Am I always … Read More