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The compatibility of the relationship between a Virgo and a Pisces can go both ways – good or bad.

Virgo Pisces

Virgo Pisces

The two Signs are opposite one another within the Zodiac, and such Signs tend to be well balanced, one making up for qualities the other lacks. They are an easy-going, do-gooding duo, and often devote their time to helping others as well as one another. Each partner in this couple brings out the best aspects in the other.

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How to Attract Good Luck by Gift of God

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A Talisman or amulet can be any object with a healing property that is intended to bring fortune into your life, it is not necessary to buy an amulet, you can use any stone, gem, metal or any other object with a property that works right for you as an amulet, some people just prefer to buy a “ready to wear” talisman, as a ring or a pendant, with their favorite stone or gem, you pay for the convenience of having it ready to wear or ready to carry everywhere, that without mention the beauty of some of this garments. Another thing to consider when buying these “garments” are the carvings, some are exquisite handcrafted and carved with animal representations, some animals are believed to bring good luck like the pigs, horses, fish, elephants, and so on… So you are not only adding the stone element into the garment but the animal factor and the value of the craft.

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Green amethyst – prasiolite is getting very popular lately due to its visual appeal and the aggressive promotional marketing by the jewelry industry. However, green amethyst is not so different from its relative – the purple amethyst. In fact, artificial prasiolite is almost exclusively produced from purple amethyst, and that is why this gemstone is sometimes referred to as greened amethyst. This name reflects the process of production: some amethyst crystal when heated to several hundreds degrees change their color to green instead of yellow (which one would normally expected). The green color of prasiolite can range from pale yellowish green to deep green nuances. When possessing some characteristic shades of green, prasiolite can easily match some more expensive gemstones. The correct amethyst specimens which are used to produce greened amethyst are coming mostly from Minas Gerais in Brazil. Prasiolite is silica – silicon oxide, the same structural composition as ordinary amethyst as well as ordinary rock crystal – quartz. Therefore, it is not surprising that this gemstone has strength of 7 on the Moh’s scale of hardness of minerals, which makes it suitable for jewelry production, cutting and polishing.

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When someone thinks of colorful gemstones, the average person thinks of the big three – sapphires, rubies, and emeralds. However, there is one gemstone that literally is available in every color of the rainbow. That gemstone is the lowly garnet. Most people think that garnets only comes in the dirty dark red that they see at their friendly mall jewelry store. However, the true gemstone aficionado knows that the other colors of garnet are as beautiful as any precious gemstone and are much cheaper to collect!

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