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November 2015 Newsletter: Amber and Upcoming Events

By | 2015-11-25T14:25:16+00:00 November 25th, 2015|Newsletters|

While contemplating what mineral best captured the essence of November, we were inspired by the colours of fall…  warm tones of Amber, gold, brown and red falling from the trees and decorating the ground. Naturally the “mineral” we decided upon for this month was Amber. Amber, However is actually not  a mineral and is not [...]

Designer Files: Crystals to Make Your Room Sparkle (The Westender)

By | 2015-09-04T09:55:50+00:00 August 30th, 2015|Media|

Crystalworks has been featured in the Westender as Vancouver's premier destination for crystals: A home is a sanctuary – a sacred space to unwind your mind and recharge your body. It is therefore fundamental to consider what impact the design of your space will have on your personal wellbeing. After visiting the first annual Vancouver [...]

Summer Sale and the Stone of Love

By | 2015-08-03T14:50:42+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Newsletters, Sales|

Crystalworks is excited to announce a return to our annual summer sale! It’s been a number of years since we've held our annual summer sale and we are so excited to re-launch and see each of you at the gallery for this exciting event. In an effort to keep the sale fresh and exciting the [...]

June 2015 Newsletter: Citrine and How to Clear Crystals

By | 2015-09-04T09:56:57+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Hello! Summer has officially started in Vancouver, and the crystals are loving the sunshine as much as we are! Crystal of the Month:  Citrine! Citrine is the variety of quartz that is distinctively yellow.  The colour varies from a very pale lemon to a deep golden hue. It is sometimes difficult to distinguish citrine from [...]

Crystalworks Featured in Mashu Mashu Magazine

By | 2015-06-18T14:01:42+00:00 June 12th, 2015|Media|

We are thrilled to have been profiled in an article in Mashu Mashu magazine on the growing trend of use of gemstones and minerals in decor: "Crystalworks collaborates with collectors from all over the world. Their museum-quality gemstones and minerals are bought as sculpture for lobbies, foyers and alcoves; as tabletops or converted into light-based crystal [...]

April 2015 Newsletter: Specialty Quartz and Selecting the Right Stone

By | 2015-06-18T14:01:02+00:00 April 30th, 2015|Newsletters|

The cherry blossoms are in their full magnificent glory outside the gallery right now.  The sky is blue and the birds are singing their sweet songs.  Needless to say, it's an ideal time to come and visit! Crystal of the Month – Included Quartz! Amazing rutile bridge between quartz crystals Quartz is one [...]

February/March 2015 Newsletter: Multifaceted Fluorite

By | 2015-06-18T13:58:41+00:00 February 26th, 2015|Newsletters|

Hi there! It's hard to believe that March is almost here. Spring has come early and most of the cherry blossoms in the city are blooming! If you haven't visited in awhile, it's worth the trip to see the flowers and breathe in their heavenly scent. We have also returned from our biggest buying trip [...]

World Jade Symposium & Annual Sale

By | 2014-11-24T12:13:52+00:00 November 24th, 2014|Workshops & Events|

We are thrilled to announce the return of our annual holiday season sale, starting this Wednesday, November 26 - for a limited time only, enjoy 20 to 40% off of our entire collection of crystals, minerals, jewelery, fossils, gem carvings and gifts. This year's sale is extra-special, as it happens to coincide with our participation [...]

Crystalworks Featured in the Globe & Mail

By | 2014-11-28T11:42:49+00:00 November 20th, 2014|Media|

We are delighted to have been featured in the Globe & Mail this week, in an article by Laura Goldstein on the rising popularity of gems and minerals as decor for the home and office: “People walk in and gasp,” says Karen Lipsett-Kidd, who owns and runs Crystalworks Gallery in Vancouver with her mother and [...]