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Project stonegarden 2020 In addition to our showroom with 2700 m2 and more than 165,000 items, and 6 sheds with (1. incense / sage & shell hall, 2. amethyst geodes shed, 3. salt lamp hall, 4. Madagascar hall, 5. Wooden decoration hall and 6. Dino’s & Children's displays) we proudly present project Stonegarden 2020. At the beginning of 2019, a large outdoor area of over 4200 m2 was added and so far, 16 containers (or 192,000 kilos of raw gems) with rough stones have been incorporated into it, and the result is impressive, more than 55 raw stones and a complete overview in this brochure. And of course, a very special offer to celebrate the opening of the Stonegarden! We are closed on Saturday 23 November, but you can place your order on the website.

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SALE 2019: Nephrite Maori strength symbols 50% OFF

SALE 2019: Nephrite Maori strength symbols 50% OFF


SALE 2019: Nephrite Maori strength symbols 50% OFF


Power symbols of the Maori made in the finest nephrite (jade variety) which is found worldwide. Nice sharp engravings.

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Nephrite is a mineral with a dense felted actinolite. It has the chemical composition Ca2 (Mg, Fe) 5 [(OH, F) (Si4O11)] 2. The name is derived from the Ancient Greek word nephros - kidney. Nephrite has been traditionally known, as evidenced by numerous archaeological finds. Because of its toughness is nephrite suitable for the manufacture of tools. Later they made ornaments from there. In Babylon was nephrite particularly appreciated because they have magical powers ascribed. In China nephrite great mythological significance and used it in religious ceremonies. Even before the arrival of Columbus was in Central America very popular. According to the Sumerians was nephrite able to solve the unexpected circumstances. They claimed the kidney disease and renal colic can remedy. Nephrite is naturally more common than jadeite. Sometimes it forms large blocks. In Russia stones have been found more than five tons. In Burma's even a nefrietblok found 30 tons. Historical important deposits are located in China, around Khotan in Xinjiang province, in the Kunlun Mountains and around Kashgar. In Taiwan and Jordan come cat nefrieten for. In the United States nephrite is found in Brazil, Oregon, Utah, Wyoming and Alaska. In New Zealand are major deposits known. The Maori nephrite already won before the arrival of Europeans and well in Arakuara and the Wakapitu Lake. These stones are translucent and are considered the most beautiful nefrieten world Smaller occurrences have been demonstrated in Australia, Kazakhstan, Poland, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Ireland.