From ancient history to the present day mankind had been using stones.
Stones and gems have played their important role for many civilisations.
Some of them – priceless gemstones or semi-precious stones amazing in shape and color, others – dull gray rocks.
Astrologists, wizards and healers consider the gems as tools of the trade.
They are mentioned in thousands of myths and legends.
Many famous and breath-taking jewelry collections exist only to show the sparkling minerals in their full and shiniest aspects, making the ancient mystery of gems important part of our modern life.
We will try not to forget any of them, publishing a short article for each kind.