Brazilian mines have been a testimony of churning some of the rare and well-liked gemstones. Produced under fire, these gems were adorned on the red carpet by well-known Hollywood celebrities, like Salma Hayek, Taylor Swift, and Emily Blunt.
However, far behind the sheen and gleam of these dazzling gemstones stands a poignant story of hard work and hard-hitting labor. According to industry experts, for mining the world’s most exclusive gemstone, underpaid labors work in the most drought-prone area in dangerous conditions. In this blog, we attempt to highlight the popular gemstone mined in the country which is the result of the uphill struggle of labor breathing dust and haphazardly working in unsafe tunnels to bring jewelry lovers the best!
Green Amethyst: It is a light-to-medium green color mineral, belonging to the Quartz species. Mined in Brazil, this gemstone is popularly known as prasiolite, which comes from a Greek work connoting Leek Stone. Green amethysts are produced by applying heat to amethyst, due to which the stone yellow-brown, yellow, or orange but later turns into green color owing to its iron ((Fe2+) compounds. They are commonly used in making jewelry owing to its durability and scratch resistant properties. Explore a wide range of Green Amethysts on our online gallery, found in micro cut, Chandelier Shape; spiral cut, Twisted Flat Pear Shape; micro flower cut, Heart Shape; gem cut, Pan Shape; micro cut, Nugget Shape; micro cut, Rondelle Shape, and much more!
Pink Amethyst: Pink Amethyst is one of the rich and rarest gemstones found in Brazil. These precious gems are discovered in large deposits of mines in Brazil ever since the 19th century. Jewelry makers use these super clean and high-quality stones to create ornaments with precise cutting and finishing. Pink amethysts are widely popular for its extraordinary soft pink color and are mostly used in large pendants or rings as a valuable stone. Get these astonishing rock crystals in beautiful cuts and designs – imported straight from the mines of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro –only at Ratna Gemstones Sagar Jewels.
Purple Amethyst: Buy world-class AAA rated natural Purple/Violet color Brazilian Amethyst gemstones at Ratna Sagar’s online gallery. Finely cut by our experienced artisans, this rare gemstone is found in transparent and translucent form as well as available in varied shapes and sizes, from cut en cabochon to faceted. Unlike other gems, the value/carat of Purple Amethysts varies with exponentially with its weight. Amethysts are considered as the February birthstone. It is usually worn by people born in the Pisces zodiac sign. Get your birth gemstone now!
Quartz: The natural quartz gemstone represents Harmony, Power, Energy, and Protection. Originating from the mines of Brazil, these crystals are believed to be charged with astounding Reiki energy. For this reason, Quartz is also known as healing crystal. They have very high vibrations and amplify energy and power when worn with positive intention. Explore a beautiful collection of Quartz crystals on our online gallery, available as Cognac Quartz Natural Gemstone, Beer Quartz Natural Gemstone, Rose Quartz Gemstone, Bi-color Quartz Natural Gemstone, Lemon Quartz Natural Gemstone, and Smoky Quartz Gemstone.
Transparent Stones: Shop for precious and rarest transparent stone on Ratna Sagar Jewels online gallery. This is a unique place where you can express your hidden creativity by buying vintage gemstone beads at wholesale prices. We have a wide collection of Transparent Stones, which are formed deep within the rocks of Brazil as well as Madagascar. Popular for their golden transparent tones and needle alike crystal inclusions, such gems are considered exclusive and inimitable.
Crystals: The famous crystals from Brazil are remarkably known for their magical soothing colors like green-colored Quartz Crystals, dark blue colored Sodalite Tumbled Stones, and beautiful smoky brown colored translucent Smoky Quartz Crystals. Originating from Brazil, get a scintillating collection of Crystal Gemstone at our online website. We own Brazil Crystals in vitreous luster and shapes. Check out our collection now!
Imperial Topaz: Natural Imperial Topaz from Brazil is renowned as a fine-colored gemstone for more than 300 years. Brazil boasts momentous topaz deposits ever since mid-1700's with the discovery of rich topaz deposits. Ouro Prêto region in Brazil is predominately known as the source imperial topaz, commonly identified for its superior hardness, exquisite lustier, density, and brilliance. This unique and rarest topaz crystal is available on Ratna Sagar Jewels in golden-orange yellow and pink color with micro flower cut Heart Shape, Tear Drop Shape, lat Pear Shape, Rondelles Shape, Rectangle Shape, Oval Shape, and Dew Drop Shape.
White Topaz: It is a very popular crystal, which is loved by gemstone lovers for its hardness and beauty. Available in white color, it is immaculately sourced from the mines of Brazil and valued for its varied color intensity. White Topaz gemstones are used in various forms of jewelry and increasingly gaining popularity as one of the most inexpensive crystals as well as a substitute for diamond. At our online gallery, these gems are available in Rondelle Shape, Tear Drop Shape, Rectangle Shape, Round Shape, and carved-cut Leaf Shape. Explore our precious collection now!
Ametrine: This natural gemstone belongs to quartz species and combines the property of citrine and amethyst crystals. Amethyst color is commonly developed when iron (Fe) containing quartz is variably exposed to an ionizing radiation. Get an exclusive collection of AAA-rated Ametrine crystals available in Heart Shape purple-yellowish light color and flower cut transparent vitreous luster. Call our gemologists now!
Olive Quartz: These natural gemstones are known to carry the same energies as of Clear Quartz. Also known as green-gold quartz, Olive Quartz has been known, for centuries, to directly connect with an individual’s Heart as well as Solar Plexus Chakras. They generate special vibrations to empower knowledge and consciousness. Olive Quartz gems are mainly recommended for people having trouble in identifying the goal or purpose of their lives. Get a variety of Olive Quartz in Flat Pear Shape, Heart Shape, Chandelier Shape, Tear Drops Shape, Carved drill conch Shape, and Rondelle Shape –at Ratna Sagar Jewels!
Writer: Taiba Fatima
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