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Gem Profile Apr. 26: Name that Rock!
by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com
Gem Profile Contest for
April 26, 2013
You know the deal: it’s time to identify 8 rocks from recent gem profiles for the chance to win a $10 gift certificate to Wire-Sculpture.com. The first 5 people to correctly identify them will be the winners!
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Gem Profile Contest: Name that Rock!
It’s pretty simple: Below are 8 pictures or descriptions from Gem Profiles that we’ve published on the Blog. Simply leave a comment below identifying each stone in order – be specific today – and you could win!
The first 5 comments with the correct answers will each win a $10 gift certificate to Wire-Sculpture! Winners will be notified via email later today.
UPDATE: We have our winners! Congrats to Suzanne B., Michelle, Suzanne G., Christine, and Deborah, and thanks to EVERYONE for participating!
Rusty-red and sometimes called sard, this member of the chalcedony family was used in Roman times for stamping seals in wax, because wax doesn’t stick to this stone. It’s an alternative birthstone for July.
Herkimer diamonds aren’t judged by the 4 C’s – that’s because they’re not diamond, but what material?
The gem form of an olive-colored mineral, this stone is the birthstone of August.
You can see inclusions of this stone in #6’s picture. This shiny, metallic mineral forms in distinctive cubes.
An altered form of granite, this pink and green stone is named for the US mountains where it was discovered.
Think you know them all? Leave a comment listing what stone is pictured or described, in the order shown, and you could win a $10 gift certificate!
Next week we’ll be talking about apatite! Have you wire wrapped apatite beads or cabochons? Send pictures of your apatite jewelry to firstname.lastname@example.org and it could be featured.