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How We Began

Karen's Story As far back as I can remember, rockhounding was a big part of our family’s adventures. One of the most enduring memories I have as a child is trudging through mud and dirt piles in abandoned mine sites looking through the tailing to find garnets and amethyst. We collected fossil on the Gaspe [...]

By | 2020-04-01T10:31:25+00:00 March 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How We Began

Crystalworks Spring 2018 Newsletter

Greetings Crystalworks community! Spring has finally sprung and the flowers are starting to appear! Druzy stones are the topic of the month. Sometimes “Druzy” is written as druse or drusy. It is a coating of sparkling, fine crystals on a rock face. Druzy can grow over just about any stone matrix. Druzy stones also form [...]

By | 2018-04-28T13:38:56+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crystalworks Spring 2017 Newsletter

Greetings Crystalworks community. Finally spring has come! The cherry blossoms have opened and lined the gallery street with the most exquisite pink rosettes. We are celebrating flower formations and all things pink, with a 25% off sale on all pink coloured stones until Mother's Day (May 14th 2017). Flower formations are the topic of the [...]

By | 2018-04-28T13:36:10+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

June 2015 Newsletter: Citrine and How to Clear Crystals

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 [...]

By | 2015-09-04T09:56:57+00:00 June 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments