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How to Source Cheap Crystals and Have Fun Along the Way!

Posted by Mira Healy on

This topic, I imagine, is close to everyone's heart. In a perfect world amethyst, tourmaline, jasper, emeralds and rubies would be as common as gravel. Since they're not, we have to seek them out, and this usually means paying big bucks for special pieces. But does it really need to be this way? Can you get good quality specimens cheaply or even for free? Also, can you have fun while doing this?The answer to these questions is a resounding YES! In this article I examine some options I have employed over the years. One or more of these may be...

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