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The Transformative Power of Minerals

Aquamarine, surely one of the most evocative of all gems - it's like water, like silk, like the play of a child.

Aquamarine – surely one of the most evocative gems. It’s like water, like silk, like the play of a child.

The National Museum of Natural History in Washington DC is nothing short of awe-inspiring. The gems and minerals gallery holds examples of ‘the biggest in the world’, ‘the best cut in the world’, ‘the least flawed’ or ‘only flawless’ etc. Continue reading