Lapidary / Types of Gemstone Cutting

Lapidary is a kind of shaping, working, and cutting of stones. The word is related and referred to small gemstones. Lapidary or gem cutting have been used 1000s years old. It is the way to transform rough gems / crystals into splendid gemstones. It unlocks the luster and shining of the stone. There are following […]

10 Simple Tests For Identifying Minerals

Minerals have a variety of physical and chemicals properties that can be evaluated using simple tests. The under mentioned checking method can tell us about mineral with simple laboratory tools and equipment. However, in some cases some tests can be dangerous for minerals and gemstones. Hardness Mohs Hardness Scale Magnetism Color Luster Streak Fluorescence Crystal Shape […]