Now it’s Crystal Clear: Druzy

Welcome to ‘Now it’s Crystal Clear’ series! Today’s topic is all about Druzy stones.

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Druzy (drusy) stones are made up of tiny micro-crystals that cover a rocks surface. It can form on top of many stones including quartz, calcite, malachite, dolomite, agate, amethyst and garnet. It can be found in Thailand, China, India and Brazil. [**, ***, ****]

Design: With its sparkle and shine, inexpensive price and many variations, druzy’s make a very popular stone for jewelry production. Used by high-end designers and Etsy creators alike, these stones are sure to find their way into your collection! Coming in all fun shapes and colors — some of the brighter colors are dyed, as it’s very rare to find vibrant specimens in nature. If you’d like to purchase all-natural druzy’s, stick to neutral tones and verify their authenticity with the seller.

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I purchased this piece from Amy Kae Atelier and still can’t believe the grey ombré is all-natural! Can be used as both a bracelet and a choker — giving an edgy look with a bit of sparkle! – top photo taken by Amy, bottom photo taken by me

Decor: Bringing a relaxing and calming energy, Druzy’s are a great accessory to add to any space! Whether displayed or for everyday use — they’re said to help reduce stress, anxiety and provide creative inspiration. [***]

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[**] = https://whatisdruzy.com/what-is-druzy/

[***] = https://www.sunnyray.org/Druzy-crystal.htm

[****] = https://www.gemrockauctions.com/learn/a-z-of-gemstones/druzy-information

[All photos and information are linked/credited to the original authors and sources unless otherwise stated].