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FREE 2020 GEMSTONE CALENDAR with every order or during a visit to our New Year's show, or to our new gemstone garden! Also this week a new container from Peru with Pyriet, Palo Santo & Aqua de Florida. Furthermore, expect within the next two weeks; Brazil container with Amethyst and Agate and a container from Mexico with Calcite & Casting iron. Come and order via the webshop with delivery by DHL. (Note; closed on Saturday December 7)

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SALE 2019: Heart curved in rose quartz from Madagascar

SALE 2019: Heart curved in rose quartz from Madagascar

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SALE 2019: Heart curved in rose quartz from Madagascar

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The best selling heart in our range. Beautiful curved and highly polished heart. Not only a success story on Mother's Day or Valentine but throughout the year good selling heart.

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Rose Quartz (Stone of Love) is a quartz variety. The color varies from dark pink to very light, translucent pink. Rose quartz named after the pink color is often cracked and usually slightly cloudy, The color-giving substances are titanium and manganese. The color can fade, very small rutile needles cause a six-beam star for cabochon cutting. Rose quartz has been treated as a gemstone for a long time. The best rose quartz are extracted in Madagascar. Cat effect-rose quartz is found in Sri Lanka. It also occurs in Kenya, Mozambique and Namibia. In Brazil there are numerous sites, in Minas Gerais rose quartz was found for the first time in 1959, some rose queens from Brazil show cat-like flaws or asterism. In the United States rose quartz is found in the states of Maine, California, South Dakota and Colorado. Asterism occurs in rose quartz from New York and Georgia. Russia, Kazakhstan, India and Japan also supply rose quartz. It is rare that rose quartz of more than 20 carats is facetted. In the American Museum of Natural History there is a ball of rose quartz of 625 carats that shows asterism.

 
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The most beautiful minerals, fossils and gems from Madagascar.
Madagascar, officially the Republic of Madagascar and formerly known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island in the Indian Ocean, off the southeastern coast of Africa. The nation consists of the island of Madagascar (the fourth largest island in the world) and many numerous smaller peripheral islands. It is a famous place for diving and swimming and it is famous for its high quality gems that are extracted from the bottom and rocks. We at Timmersgems can proudly say that we are the second largest importer for Madagascan gems in Europe, just after a French company. Every year we have at least 3 large containers filled with the finest gems, minerals and buffalo horns. If you take a look in our webshop and showroom you will find a large assortment of Labradorite, Amethyst, Citrine, Rose quartz and many other species. We do business with 17 small family businesses on the island. In this way we can guarantee that you will find the best and most beautiful gems and minerals. We also support these families since the beginning of our company 35 years ago. We have lost our hearts to the island, the people and the products. Every year it is a great thing to visit the island and find the best stones and minerals for you. Madagascar's natural resources include a range of unprocessed agricultural products and minerals, including raffia, fisheries and forestry, and is a cornerstone of the economy. Madagascar is one of the world's leading suppliers of vanilla, cloves and ylang-ylang. Other important agricultural resources include coffee, lychees and shrimps. Important mineral resources include various types of gems and semi-precious stones, and Madagascar currently offers half of the world's supply of sapphires, which were discovered near Ilakaka in the late 1990s. The island also has one of the largest reserves of ilmenite (titanium ore), as well as important reserves of chromite, coal, iron, cobalt, copper and nickel. A number of large projects are underway in the mining, oil and gas sectors and are expected to provide a major boost to the Madagascan economy. This includes projects such as ilmenite and zircon mining of heavy mineral sand near Tolanaro by Rio Tinto. Madagascar is a very poor country with a lot of flora and fauna. On Madagascar you can encounter 400 plants and animals that you can find NO LONGER OTHERWISE IN THE WORLD. The minerals blue coelestine, Labradorite and polychrome & Ocean jasper can only be found in Madagascar.

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