Some of the best treasures come in small packages. Each small vial holds gemstone chips and is topped with a cork. These easy souvenirs move fast in Canadian tourist hot spots. They work well for gold panning and collectors and crafters love them too. Includes information cards that identify each gemstone.
The most popular gemstone of the potassium aluminum silicates. Generally pale aqua, others in the same family range from clear and white to pale yellow. Recent studies suggest that its blue-green color results from small quantities of lead and water in the feldspar. Amazonite is used in jewellery and as an ingredient in ceramics.
As a healing stone it is considered to be a calming stone believed to dispel negative energy and improve confidence.