Fake Crystals: Glass as a Gemstone

Fake Crystals: Glass as a Gemstone

Some of these pieces are more ‘fake’ than others. Goldstone and Opalite are often sold as glass by trustworthy merchants – but not always.Some are easy to spot, but unfortunately, some are not. This page just lists a few common fakes. Andara AKA:...
Fake Crystals: Identifying and Testing Fake Turquoise

Fake Crystals: Identifying and Testing Fake Turquoise

Identifying and testing fake Turquoise Turquoise is actually quite a rare gemstone – but there are many fake Turquoise pieces for sale across the internet. It can be extremely difficult to identify these fake pieces from images, even for experienced collectors....