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A Writers Guide to Amber

Yellow Amber

Amber is fossilized tree resin and considered an organic gemstone (like pearl and jet). It often contains inclusions such as insects and plants that were trapped in the resin before it hardened. The color is most often yellow or orange but may also be red, green, brown, and blue. Sap vs Resin: Sap is made up […]

A Writers Guide to Amazonite


Amazonite, also called Amazon stone, is a rare variety of microcline feldspar. It’s found in various shades of green to blue green. The source of amazonite’s color remained a mystery for a long time. People assumed it came from copper due to copper compounds often producing blue and green colors in rocks. Recent studies suggest […]

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