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A heart-shaped piece of pink drusy hangs from a gold chain.
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Dreamy Drusy: Minute Crystals Shimmer in Dramatic Designs

Drusy jewellery has surged in popularity in recent years. Celebrities wear it on the red carpet and designers clamour for it at gem shows.

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Iridescence in iris quartz from Jalgaon, India
Causes of Iridescence in Natural Quartz

Describes the occurrence of iridescence, and the role of differential etching, in quartz crystals from India’s Jalgaon District.

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Chrysoberyl from the New England Placer Deposits, New South Wales, Australia

Examines a collection of chrysoberyl samples from these sapphire placer deposits to determine their distinct mineralogical and chemical properties.

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Multi-colored gems are superimposed on an image of glacier peaks.
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Gems and Minerals from the Sub-Arctic

Circumnavigate the boreal reaches of the globe to explore gems from polar regions.

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Three pieces of labradorite with yellow, blue and green flashes of color.
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Optical Effects of Phenomenal Cabochons

Learn how the structure, inclusions and properties of some gemstones interact with light to create unusual visual effects.

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Optimising Face-Up Appearance in Coloured Gemstone Faceting

How contrast patterns can increase perceived brightness and optimise a gemstone's appearance.

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