All about Amethyst

All about Amethyst

Amethyst is the birthstone for February and perhaps the most identifiable member of the Quartz group. With its gorgeous colour, ability to take a h...

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What is Obsidian?

What is Obsidian?

Most gemstones are minerals. Obsidian is actually rock. It’s an igneous rock, formed by the rapid cooling of viscous lava from volcanoes, creating ...

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The Roaring Twenties

The Roaring Twenties

For us, the Roaring Twenties evokes images of model T's on the streets, exuberant flappers dancing with wild abandon to the Charleston, and couples...

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Goals that Challenge

Goals that Challenge

Have you ever had a goal that required you to push beyond your comfort zone? For me, these little stone setting tools represent that challenge.

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What is Labradorite?

What is Labradorite?

The flash of colour produced by labradorite is so vibrant and metallic, it can be hard to believe it’s natural. It's so distinctive, it's known as ...

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What is the Mohs scale?

What is the Mohs scale?

The Mohs scale is a relative scale—that is, it assigns a Mohs value based on a mineral’s relation to other minerals. A mineral with a higher design...

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What is Moss Agate?

What is Moss Agate?

Moss Agate is a visually unusual and interesting stone.  It takes a beautiful polish and has a hardness of 6.5-7 on the Mohs scale, making it an ex...

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Welcome to Calithien Jewellery

We make whimsical, enchanting jewellery designs for the beautiful, authentic you.  We know that jewellery isn't just about the piece, it's about ho...

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