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14/5/2024

Larimar and Mother Of Pearl Earrings

New in store, these Larimar and Mother of Pearl earrings are absolutely stunning. What makes them so special?

 Let’s delve into the Geoscience of both Larimar and Mother of Pearl.

Larimar

Larimar, also known as the “Atlantis Stone” or the “Caribbean Gem,” is a rare blue variety of the silicate mineral pectolite. It’s unique to the Dominican Republic, particularly in the province of Barahona.

Larimar forms through volcanic activity and is primarily composed of calcium, sodium, and hydroxide. Its striking blue color, which can range from light blue to deep turquoise, is due to copper substitution for calcium within the mineral structure. The gemstone is formed in volcanic rocks that have been altered by hydrothermal fluids, which carry copper and other minerals into the pectolite crystals.

Mother Of Pearl

Mother of Pearl, or nacre, is an organic-inorganic composite material produced by some mollusks as an inner shell layer. It’s also the material of pearls, hence the name. It’s composed of layers of calcium carbonate crystals (aragonite) and an organic protein called conchiolin. The iridescence of Mother of Pearl comes from the layering of these materials. Pearls and Mother of Pearl form when an irritant becomes trapped in the mollusk. The mollusk secretes nacre around the irritant, creating a pearl, while Mother of Pearl lines the inner shell.

Both Larimar and Mother of Pearl are valued for their beauty and rarity, making them popular in jewelry and decorative arts. While Larimar’s formation is linked to the geological processes of volcanic activity, Mother of Pearl is a biological process related to the life cycle of certain mollusks.

Each has its own distinct formation story, adding to the allure and mystique of these natural treasures.

References:

  1. geologyscience.com
  2. en.wikipedia.org
  3. geologyin.com
  4. geo.libretexts.org

 

13/5/2024

Rhodochrosite:

The Rose of the Mineral Kingdom

How could you not love Rhodochrosite 💓 especially when it’s this beautiful!
All the way from Argentina and polished here in our Crystal World workshop.  We have some really special  pieces in store to purchase.

A Mineral of Many Hues

In the vast and colorful world of minerals, rhodochrosite is a manganese carbonate mineral known for its beautiful shades of pink, red, and sometimes even yellowish-grey. Its unique coloration is due to the presence of manganese within its structure, which can vary, leading to different intensities of its characteristic hue.

This mineral forms through a hydrothermal process, where hot, mineral-rich waters seep through cracks in the Earth’s crust, depositing rhodochrosite in veins alongside other manganese minerals.It’s commonly found in moderate-temperature ore veins, high-temperature metamorphic deposits, and certain sedimentary formations.

 View Our Online Range Of Rhodochrosite Here

Historical Significance

Rhodochrosite has a rich history, with its name derived from the Greek words “rhodon” for rose and “chrosis” for coloring. It was first described in 1813 based on a sample from Romania.In Argentina, banded rhodochrosite is so prominent that it has been declared a national symbol.

Beyond its physical beauty, rhodochrosite is believed to hold powerful healing properties. It’s said to embody the frequency of love, promoting emotional healing, self-worth, and a sense of playful joy.It encourages the heart to be open to receiving and giving love without judgment or expectations.

A Gem for Collectors and Enthusiasts

For mineral collectors and enthusiasts, rhodochrosite is a prized possession. Its vibrant colors and patterns make it a favorite among gemstone and mineral specimen collectors. Whether displayed in a collection or worn as a piece of jewellery, rhodochrosite brings a touch of natural beauty and warmth.

View Our Online Range Of Rhodochrosite Here

References:

  1. Energy Muse – Rhodochrosite Meaning & Healing Properties.
  2. Wikipedia – Rhodochrosite
  3. Britannica – Rhodochrosite Definition, Location, Properties, & Facts.

9/5/2024

Archaeocyatha Fossil

An interesting slab of Archaeocyatha fossil from South Australia. Archaeocyaths are an extinct group of marine sponges from the Cambrian period (around 525 million years ago) 😱

Exploring the Depths of Time

 These ancient creatures, which thrived during the Cambrian period, are known for their unique calcareous skeletons that have captivated scientists and fossil enthusiasts alike.

Archaeocyatha were among the first organisms to build reefs, marking a significant evolutionary milestone. Their presence in the fossil record is a testament to the complex ecosystems that existed in Earth’s primordial oceans.

Morphology and Preservation

Typically resembling hollow horn corals, Archaeocyatha had vase-shaped, porous skeletons made of calcite. Their structure often consisted of two concentric porous walls, separated by septa, resembling nested ice cream cones when viewed in cross-section. The preservation of these structures in limestone matrices provides a glimpse into their ancient marine habitats.

Ecological Impact and Extinction

The Archaeocyatha’s ability to build reefs contributed to the biodiversity of Cambrian seas. However, their reign was short-lived; they experienced a sharp decline around 516 million years ago, with most species becoming extinct by the Middle Cambrian1. Their disappearance coincided with the diversification of Demosponges, suggesting a significant shift in marine ecosystems.

Legacy and Significance

Today, the Archaeocyatha are recognized for their role as the planet’s first reef builders and as index fossils for the Lower Cambrian worldwide. Their fossils not only provide insights into early marine life but also help geologists date and study Cambrian-aged rocks.

References:

  1. Wikipedia – Archaeocyatha
  2. Digital Atlas of Ancient Life – Archaeocyata

6/4/2024

Peanut Wood 

70 million year old silicified peanut wood each with their own individual markings in varying shades of brown formed right here in Australia. We have these beautiful slabs cut and polished onsite by our staff right here at Crystal World.
 

 A Journey from Tree to Gemstone

Peanut wood is a fascinating and unique type of petrified wood that tells a story millions of years in the making. Originating from the Kennedy Ranges of Western Australia, this fossilized wood is not only a beautiful natural specimen but also a window into Earth’s ancient past.

The Origins of Peanut Wood

During the Cretaceous period, the area now known as Western Australia was covered by a shallow, salty sea. Conifer trees that fell and were carried by rivers ended up as driftwood in this sea. It was here that the journey of peanut wood began.

Shop Our Range Of Agates From Peanut Wood Here

The Role of Shipworms

The characteristic feature of peanut wood—its peanut-like markings—comes from the activity of marine clams known as shipworms. These clams would bore into the driftwood, leaving behind holes that would later become filled with white radiolarian sediments.

From Driftwood to Fossil Gem

Over time, the wood became petrified, preserving the shipworms’ boreholes as the distinctive markings we see today. The dark brown to black color of the wood contrasts beautifully with the white-to-cream markings, making peanut wood a sought-after material for jewelry and decorative pieces.

Peanut wood is now considered a gem material, valued for its unique appearance and history. It serves as a reminder of the dynamic processes that shape our planet and the traces of life from long ago that can be preserved in stone.

Shop Our Range Of Agates From Peanut Wood Here

References:

  1. Geology.com
30/4/2024
 

Agate Creek Slice

This 21cm Agate Creek slice is extra pretty with a beautiful little Amethyst flower. $60 in store now.
 
Nestled in the rugged landscapes of northern Queensland, Agate Creek is a treasure trove for gem enthusiasts and rockhounds alike. For over fifty years, this remote location has been a source of some of the most beautiful agates in the world.
 
 

A Geological Marvel

Agate Creek slices are not just stones; they are historical records of geological processes. Formed from amygdule-derived agates that weathered and eroded from basalts of the Carboniferous age, these agates tell a story of a time long past1. The concentric banded patterns that are so characteristic of Agate Creek slices are a testament to the slow and steady accumulation of silica-rich waters percolating through the rock over millennia.

A Spectrum of Colors

 The Agate Creek slices are renowned for their vibrant colors and intricate banding. Translucent, pale-colored agates are often sliced into thin slabs and may be dyed to enhance their natural beauty. When light passes through these slabs, it reveals the mesmerizing banding effects and a kaleidoscope of colors.

From the Earth to Your Hands 

The journey of an Agate Creek slice from a raw stone to a polished gem is a fascinating one. It begins with the careful extraction using hand tools, as the area is now a General Permission Area (GPA) where heavy machinery is not permitted1. The stones that might be overlooked or left behind, the ‘leavearite’ pile, hold potential for further slabbing and cabochoning after a light polish in the tumbler.

Preserving Nature’s Artwork

 The Agate Creek slices are not only popular among collectors but also serve as a reminder of the importance of preserving these natural wonders. Each slice, with its unique pattern and color, is a piece of art created by nature, and owning one is like holding a piece of Earth’s history in your hands.

Shop Our Range Of Agates From Agate Creek Here
References:
  • rockngem.com
  • prospectingaustralia.com
 

30/4/2024

Malachite: A Gemstone with a Rich Green Legacy

Malachite, with its vibrant green hues and intricate banded patterns, is a mineral that has captivated humanity for thousands of years. This copper carbonate hydroxide mineral, known chemically as ,  is not only a feast for the eyes but also a testament to the geological processes that shape our planet.

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Formation and Characteristics

Malachite forms in the oxidation zones of copper deposits, where it often occurs alongside minerals like azurite. It’s typically found as crystalline aggregates or crusts, and its banded appearance is reminiscent of agates. However, unlike agates, malachite’s bands are formed by dense intergrowths of tiny, fibrous needles, giving it a unique and sought-after look.

The mineral’s name harks back to antiquity, derived from the Greek word “malache,” meaning “mallow,” in reference to its mallow-green color. It’s a secondary mineral that forms at relatively low temperatures and is commonly associated with sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.

 

Uses and Significance

Malachite’s beauty has made it a popular choice for ornaments and jewelry throughout history. Its banded specimens, when polished, reveal stunning patterns that have been used to craft boxes, animal figures, and beads. In ancient civilizations, it was believed to offer protection from evil when worn as jewellery.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, malachite has practical applications as well. It’s a minor gemstone, cut into cabochons and used in various jewelry pieces. The presence of malachite can also indicate the proximity of copper deposits, making it an important mineral for prospecting..

The rich green of malachite has not only adorned the necks of ancient royalty but has also been ground into pigments for paints and dyes. Its use in art and decoration spans cultures and continents, from the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs to the domes of Russian palaces.

 Shop Our Range of Malachites Here

 

Conservation and Care

As a relatively soft mineral, with a hardness of 3.5 to 4 on the Mohs scale, malachite requires careful handling to maintain its luster. It’s sensitive to acids, heat, and sharp blows, so collectors and enthusiasts must treat it with the respect it deserves

Whether you’re a seasoned collector or a curious newcomer, malachite is a mineral that promises to enrich your appreciation for the natural world.

 Shop Our Range of Malachites Here

References:

  • Minerals.net
  • Mindat.org
  • GeologyScience.com

12/4/2024
 

Stunning  Citrine

This stunning Citrine piece is lovely and displayed on a stand. Weighing 1.4kg it is $310 and in store now.
 

Citrine, a gemstone as warm as the sun and as inviting as the golden hues of autumn, is a variety of quartz that has captivated humanity for centuries. Its name, derived from the French word for lemon, ‘citron,’ hints at the range of its color palette, from pale yellow to rich, amber tones. This gemstone is not only November’s birthstone but also a symbol of joy and vitality.

A Rare Natural Beauty

Natural citrine is a rarity in the gem world. Its tawny colors were once mistaken for topaz before modern gemology distinguished it as a separate entity. The trace amounts of iron within its structure gift citrine with its characteristic yellow-to-orange spectrum.

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Citrine and Culture

Citrine has woven its way through history, carrying with it a legacy of positivity and success. It’s often called the “Merchant’s Stone,” believed to bring prosperity and abundance. In the metaphysical realm, citrine is said to hold the power of the sun, energizing every level of life and stirring the soul with its bright energy.

A Gem for the Artisans

The versatility of citrine makes it a favorite among jewelers and artisans. Its hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale ensures durability for everyday wear, while its lack of cleavage adds to its suitability as a gemstone for various jewelry settings.

The Citrine Market

Citrine’s affordability makes it accessible to a wide audience. Its popularity doesn’t wane with size, as even large carats remain reasonably priced. This, combined with its vibrant color and clarity, secures its position as a top-selling yellow-to-orange gem.

Shop Our Range Of Citrine Products Here
References:
  •  Gemological Institute of America. GIA.
  • “Citrine Informatio GemSelect. GemSelect
  • History of Citrine Gemstones | American Gem Society.
 

10/4/2024

Carribean Calcite

Now this is special 🤩 A whole tray of these absolutely stunning Caribbean Calcite have come in from the workshop. They are the most exquisite colour and so beautiful.

Visit Us In Store To Purchase.Crystal World is open 7 days a week.13 Olive Road Devon Meadows.

Caribbean Calcite: A Gem of Serenity and Spiritual Connection

In the world of crystal healing, Caribbean Calcite is a relative newcomer that has quickly captured the hearts of enthusiasts. Discovered in 2019 in Pakistan, this stone is a rare and precious find, known for its soothing blue hues reminiscent of the tropical Caribbean Sea.

 Stone of Peace and Understanding

 Caribbean Calcite is believed to be a powerful ally in achieving peace of mind and a deeper spiritual connection. Often referred to as the Stone of Calmness, it is said to facilitate inner understanding, emotional attunement, and tranquility of spirit1. Unlike grounding stones that tether you to the earth, Caribbean Calcite is thought to elevate your consciousness, enhancing psychic abilities and fostering connections with past lives and protective beings.

Caring for Your Caribbean Calcite 

Due to its relative softness, Caribbean Calcite requires gentle handling. It should be cleansed regularly to maintain its energy and kept away from harsh chemicals or environments that could damage its surface.

A Precious and Finite Resource 

One of the most intriguing aspects of Caribbean Calcite is its rarity. The deposits in Pakistan are the only known sources of this stone, and once depleted, it may never be found again1. This scarcity adds to the stone’s allure and makes it a prized possession for collectors and healers alike.

Caribbean Calcite is more than just a pretty stone; it’s a symbol of peace, spiritual growth, and emotional healing. Its discovery has added a new dimension to the crystal healing community, offering a unique blend of aesthetic appeal and metaphysical benefits.

References
  • Crystal Viden’s comprehensive guide on Caribbean Calcite1.
  • Feel Crystals’ ultimate guide to the properties, benefits, and uses of Caribbean Calcite2.

 

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Fluorite Book Ends3/4/2024

Fluorite Book Ends

This lovely set of Fluorite Bookends are just one of the many colours and Fluorite products we have in store. 

Fluorite, also known as fluorspar, is a captivating mineral that has fascinated humans for centuries. Its vibrant colors, unique properties, and historical significance make it a gemstone worth exploring. Let’s delve into the world of fluorite and uncover its secrets.

Shop Our Range Of Fluorite Products Here

1. Fluorite Properties and Formation

  • Chemical Composition: Fluorite’s chemical formula is CaF₂ (calcium fluoride).
  • Crystal Structure: It crystallizes in an isometric cubic habit, often forming perfect cubes or octahedrons.
  • Color: Fluorite exhibits a wide range of colors, including purple, green, yellow, blue, and even colorless varieties.
  • Fluorescence: When exposed to ultraviolet light, fluorite emits a mesmerizing glow, making it a favorite among collectors.
  • Cleavage: Fluorite has four directions of perfect cleavage, resulting in octahedral shapes upon breaking.
  • Occurrence: It forms in hydrothermal veins, fractures, and cavities within rocks worldwide.

2. Historical Significance

  • The name “fluorite” comes from the Latin word “fluere,” meaning “to flow,” alluding to its low melting point.
  • Ancient civilizations revered fluorite for its rainbow hues and believed it housed rainbows.
  • Chinese artisans sculpted ornate vessels from fluorite for over three centuries.
  • Ancient Egyptians used it to carve scarabs and statues of deities.
  • Pliny the Elder, a Roman scholar, considered fluorite one of his favorite minerals.

3. Spiritual and Healing Properties

      • Heart Chakra: Green fluorite purifies the heart chakra, aligning desires with the heart’s true purpose.
      • Third Eye Chakra: Purple fluorite stimulates spiritual expansion and inner peace.
      • Manifestation: Its rainbow hues encourage dreaming big and manifesting desires.
Shop Our Range Of Fluorite Products Here
References
  1. Geology.com: Fluorite Properties, Occurrence, and Uses
  2. Wikipedia: Fluorite

 

Himalayan Quartz Cluster4/4/2024

Sparkly Himalayan Quartz ✨

This stunning little cluster in store is a bargain at only $200! 24cm and 2kg

 Let’s explore the captivating world of Himalayan Quartz Clusters.

1. Origins and Rarity

Himalayan Quartz, a rare and ancient variety of Quartz, emerges from the majestic Himalayan Mountains. This mountain range spans Nepal, Bhutan, India, and China, creating a mystical border. These unique crystals come in various shapes—prismatic, tabular, clusters, and slender needle-like points. However, handle them with care; their fragile matrix can break easily in your hand1.

2. Color and Inclusions

Himalayan Quartz surprises with its color variations. The “Smoky” variety, caused by natural radiation, shifts from clear to yellow and even light pink (known as Samadhi Quartz). Iron and hematite inclusions add red hues, especially near the crystal points. These inclusions make each Himalayan Quartz cluster a captivating work of art1.

3. Spiritual Significance

  • Self-Discovery: Himalayan Quartz guides us through life’s metamorphoses, offering deep spiritual cleansing. It’s a companion on our journey toward self-empowerment and serenity.
  • Meditation and Healing: Use these clusters to cleanse, amplify, and recharge other crystals. Their high vibration opens, activates, and charges all seven chakras.
  • Accessing Past Lives: Some practitioners believe Himalayan Quartz aids in accessing past lives through deep channeling.

4. Rare Extraction

Obtaining Himalayan Quartz is no easy feat. The treacherous terrain at high elevations prevents machinery use. Each specimen is hand-extracted, often resulting in damaged or lost crystals. Tragically, some lives are lost during these perilous expeditions1.

References
  1. The Crystal Council: Himalayan Quartz
  2. Sage Crystals: Himalayan Quartz
  3. Gemstone Nation: The Meaning of Himalayan Quartz

                                            March 2024

March is for Aquamarine 💎

Here we have a beautiful display of some of the stunning Aquamarine pieces we have. The high grade specimens are spectacular and worth popping in just to admire their beauty

Black Tourmaline

It’s amazing what you stumble upon here!! We’ve just found crates of this stunning Black Tourmaline 🖤 They are really beautiful, high grade pieces. I’ve selected a few to show off but we have plenary more!

                                             February 2024

Quan Yin Statue

Sneak peek 🫣
How absolutely phenomenal is this Quan Yin statue 😍😍
She is probably one of the most stunning pieces to come in the door.
Beautifully carved high grade smokey quartz, valued at $4,500.

Crystal Pendants

Bargain Time!! These gorgeous pendants are an absolute steal at half price, down from $10 to $5!!!⭐️⭐️⭐️

Come in and stock up for presents or your own collection
Crystals available are Sunstone, Rhodonite, Amazonite, Bloodstone, Garnet, Tigers Eye, Pyrite, Opalite, Epidote and many more!!

When Wave Fronts Collide

Tom was honoured to be invited to the preview of a special 15 minute movie, When Wave Fronts Collide , made as part of a Cinema photography course by Siobhan Mulready. She consulted with Tom pre production and he loaned her $80,000 worth of minerals for the movie.

Both Rick and Michelle were given credit for their support and Tom was honoured to be given the title of associate producer. 

Mineral Specimens

Stunning Mineral Specimens now available.
Cobaltoan Calcite, Velvet Malachite and Kolwezite on Cobaltoan Dolomite all from Democratic Republic of the Congo.

                                             October 2023

Testing Meteorites

Tom and Josh went to an Environmental company to test Meteorites and mineral specimens using an X-Ray Fluorescence Gun to identify mineral components of these specimens. Including Martian and Lunar meteorites as well our new Lightening Ridge Meteorite which is unclassified as yet .

Pikachu Figurines

We have just had more gorgeous Pikachu figurines arrive in-store! These are super popular so grab yours before they all sell out!

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Aragonite and Calcite

Aragonite and calcite are polymorphic. This means they have the same chemical composition (calcium carbonate / CaCO3) but have different internal crystal structures.
Often, this is why these 2 minerals are confused and also why blue aragonite is better known by and sold under its trade name ‘Caribbean Calcite’ 🌊 (which describes aesthetic of mineral over locality)
At Crystal World Exhibition Centre we have a vast array of aragonite and calcite in many different forms on display and available to add to your collection today!

Agate Creek Queensland

This unique piece of Agate from Agate Creek in Queensland has an interesting addition of Amethyst through it making it a rather special little treasure.
It weighs 4.1kg and is approximately 25cm long

September 2023

Australian Boulder Opal

When magnificent pieces like this roll out of the workshop… Mind absolutely blown 🤯
Australian boulder opal really has to be seen face to face to be believed and these sunny school holidays are the perfect days to come check it out.

Columbian Amber

Three unique pieces of Copal Amber from Columbia. Can you spot all of the bugs and insects? 🐛🦟🪰

NEW Kids Dinosaur Table And Chairs

A new container load of Dinosaur tables and chairs for children have just arrived , Tom designed and contracted the manufacture of these in the Phillipines.

Most will be sent to the National Dinosaur Museum in Canberra and a well as some designs to Collectors Corner and Crystal World .
 

Australian Opal

Did you know that Australia produces 95% of the worlds precious opal?
Opal is Australia’s National gemstone AND recognised as the traditional birthstone for October babies! 😎

Clear Quartz

A couple of the base cut Clear Quartz done yesterday in our workshop 💎 Beautiful pieces to add to any crystal collection

Rose Quartz Owls

Cute little Rose Quartz Owls 🦉 These little ones are 7.5 cm tall and 5 cm wide
$55 each.

Dyed Geode

What a hit these dyed geode halves have been! They come in 3 different sizes and 3 different colours and have already been flying off the shelf.
Looking for something special? Come have a look for yourself.

Tourmaline Bracelets

Beautiful Mixed Tourmaline Bracelets in a variety of styles ranging from $40 to $200. Tourmaline can be found all over the world but is mostly mined in Brazil and Africa. Come in and see which one you like the best!

August 2023

Dreamy Dragonflies

Aren’t these dragonflies just dreamy?! They’re wings are a beautiful titanium coated kyanite, giving a gorgeous rainbow effect.
Have you been in and seen these lovelies in person yet? If not, come browse on through.

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Gypsum Skulls

These intriguing pieces are now on display at Crystal World Exhibition Centre. Some of these gypsum skulls were pulled from the lake at Tom’s mining lease here in Victoria last summer. These skulls can take minimum 8-10years to grow. 🤯
The gypsum slipper 🥿 displayed is a special piece, belonging to Tom’s mother before being thrown into the lake to grow these impressive crystalline structures.

Crystal World Books

Ever noticed these books by the front door and wondered why they are there? 📚
WELL! We have gather his little selection for visitors to use as a reference (while inside the exhibition centre) to assist educating or help choose the right stone for you.
We also have a number of these titles available inside the centre and online with the link below 👇

Our Supervisor

Rainy days call for restocking our selenite isle and gawking over these beautiful ✨NEW✨ horse carvings; under the watchful eye of our 4-legged supervisor (as usual).

Tom’s China Trip 2nd of August.

Shenzhen China, an amazing city that has really grown up over the last 30 odd years I’ve been visiting here.
I’ve been invited here to discuss and advise on urban development projects in China and abroad with particular regards to Ecotourism as well as enabling rural communities to develop cottage industries. Urban Eyes consults to Governments and Developers designing cohesive communities that are both eco friendly, economically sound and lifestyle supporting .
I’m here to help with the fine details to achieve their aims.

Crinod Fossils

Working hard in our newly updated workshop preparing Crinod fossils. Our workshop at Crystal World has refitted the lapidary machines as well 3 sea containers of stock having arrived at our warehouses in the last two weeks.

Ammonite vs Ammolite, what’s the difference?

Ammonites are extinct organisms that are found as fossils. Ammolite is is a gemstone that comes from ammonites. When the fossil still exists inside the glossy shell, it is still called an ammonite, but where there is no fossil, it becomes an ammolite. An ammonite must be buried deep under the sea without oxygen and heat to become an ammolite gem.

Blue Calcite

 
This stuff is absolutely flying out the door at the moment!
From 📍Mexico, this mineral ranges in calming blue hues.
Appearing rhombic in structure with a waxy/resinous to touch, it’s a great way to bring texture into a space and quite soothing to hold.
Available in the exhibition centre and outside in big rough chunks 💙

July 2023

Rosie The Shark

Did you know that Great Whites are actually descendants of the broad-toothed mako, not the megalodon as first believed. Here at Crystal World we have a large variety of marine fossils both living and prehistoric, as well as, Rosie the shark on display.

Amethyst

If you’re anything like us, amethyst is an absolute must have in your collection! We have just restocked our amethyst clusters inside. Come pick your perfect piece today! ⏰ we are open 7 days a week, 12pm-5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Abalone Shells

Abalone Shells or mother of pearl are used in a variety of ways throughout various cultures. Most commonly known to be used during smudging rituals to catch falling embers and ash from the smudge stick as it burns.

Fossilised Amber

Amber is fossilised tree resin that has been appreciated for its colour and natural beauty since Neolithic times. There are five classes of amber, defined on the basis of their chemical constituents. Because it originates as a soft, sticky tree resin, amber sometimes contains animal and plant material as inclusions.

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