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Mineral shop

L.Joy creations, these are also stones And minerals quality carefully selected. Also called fine stones, there are a very large number of minerals around the world. On the market there are also fake minerals and imitations. This is why it is important to know them well in order to choose them. Nicolas, who is passionate about gemology, carefully chooses stones and minerals that we offer you. We offer you the raw collectible minerals in their little box, of two different sizes,rolled stones, stones in free form,  sometimes lamps and candle holders, or cut stones of different shapes. 

Minerals: the treasures of the earth

Minerals, keys to understanding the Earth

There mineralogy positions itself as a key discipline within Earth sciences, dedicated to in-depth study of minerals. These fundamental constituents of the Earth's crust, characterized by their distinctive crystal structure and defined chemical composition, are at the heart of our exploration.

Diversity and importance of minerals

THE minerals, substances natural, inorganic and solid, of natural origin, are distinguished by their defined chemical composition and ordered crystal structure. As fundamental elements of rocks and soils, their role is crucial in many geological and biological processes, and their impressive diversity counts more than 5,600 species identified nowadays. Of the spectacular crystals with fine grains scattered in the rocks, their variety is revealed under different shapes and colors.

Minerals: Essential elements for life and industry

There capital importance of minerals for life on Earth cannot be underestimated.Constituents of our body and many living organisms, they also occupy a place essential in the industry. Their use is manifested in the manufacture of various products such as glass, cement, medicines and fertilizers, thus illustrating their versatility.

Exploring the secrets of the Earth through minerals

Study the minerals becomes a privileged window to better understand the formation of the Earth, its history and its natural resources. This fascinating and interdisciplinary science is aimed at all those curious about the world around us, offering a captivating exploration within our mineral shop constantly evolving.

different varieties of tumbled stones
A limestone stalactite in a cave

Minerals: for whom and why?

Mineral collectors

From a young age, children are often fascinated by minerals. Their bright colors, intriguing shapes and unique touch awaken their curiosity and imagination. Minerals become collectible treasures, sources of wonder and learning.

here are some examples of minerals that particularly fascinate children :

  • L'amethyst: Its purple color and sparkling crystals make it a very popular mineral.

  • THErose quartz: Its tender color and symbolism of love make it an ideal gift for children.

  • Therepyrite: Its golden shine and cubic shape attract children's attention.

  • Therecalcite: Its transparency and varied shapes allow you to discover the secrets of crystallization.

  • THElapis lazuli: Its intense blue color and its pyrite inclusions make it a fascinating mineral.

In addition to collecting, there are many other ways to learn about minerals with children :

  • To visit museums natural history or mineral exhibitions.

  • Participate in workshops or educational activities on minerals.

  • Carry out manual activities with minerals, such as creating jewelry or collages.

  • Read books or documentaries about minerals.

For adult collectors, the passion is just as strong. The rarity and beauty of minerals attract them, pushing them to seek out unique specimens to enrich their collections. Every mineral tells a story, a journey through time and the geological processes that have shaped our planet.

The diversity of shapes and colors of minerals offers an infinite area of discovery. Whether it's sparkling crystals, semi precious stones with shimmering reflections or mysterious fossils, each mineral is an invitation to exploration and wonder.

Collecting minerals is a rewarding activity for all ages. It helps develop patience, observation and critical thinking. It is also a source of inspiration for Jewelers, THE creators and scientists.

Professionals: Concrete applications in many fields

Minerals have concrete applications in many professional fields:

  • Industry: They are used as raw materials in construction, manufacturing of glass, cement, medicines and many other products.

  • Jewelry store: Precious and fine stones, cut and polished, are used to create jewelry refined and elegant.

  • Medicine: Certain minerals are used in the composition of medicines and food supplements.

  • Esotericism: Some people attribute healing or energetic properties to them and use them in esoteric practices.

Passionate about the virtues of minerals

Beyond the beauty and concrete applications of minerals, another group of people are interested in their healing or energetic properties.These enthusiasts, often called lithotherapists, believe that minerals can emit vibrations that can influence human physical, emotional and spiritual well-being.

There lithotherapy is an ancestral practice that uses minerals to relieve various ailments. Lithotherapists combine each natural stone Has virtues specific and use them to harmonize the chakras, improve blood circulation, reduce stress, promote relaxation, etc.

IIt is important to note that lithotherapy is not a recognized science and its effects have not been clinically proven. However, many people report feeling the virtues of wearing stones or using them during meditation sessions.

Whether you are skeptical or convinced, it is undeniable that minerals have fascinated and intrigued for centuries. Their beauty, diversity and unique properties make them a source of inspiration and wonder for all.

Here are some examples of popular minerals in lithotherapy:

  • Amethyst: Promotes relaxation, spirituality and sleep.

  • Rose quartz: Brings love, tenderness and compassion.

  • Tiger's Eye: against negative energies and good for self-confidence.

  • Labradorite: Stimulates creativity and intuition.

  • Black tourmaline: Helps get rid of toxins and negative energies.

a plate with a bundle of sage in the middle and several semi-precious stones placed around it
several raw lapis lazuli minerals.

The different forms of minerals and their uses

  • Shape: Smooth and rounded, usually small.

  • Use: Worn as jewelry or amulets, used in meditation or massage.

  • Benefits: Easy to transport, pleasant to the touch, diffuse their vibrations gently and continuously.

  • Shape: Raw or polished, can be of different sizes and shapes.

  • Use: Placed in the house or office to decorate, purify the atmosphere or diffuse their virtues specific.

  • Benefits: Offer natural and unique beauty, can be used to create original decorative arrangements, diffuse their vibrations in a more powerful way.

Other forms:

three different minerals placed in front of tree bark
  • Raw minerals: Used for collection, study, jewelry creation or for lapidary cutting.

  • Cut minerals: Used in jewelry store, jewelry or sculpture.

  • Mineral dust: Used in lithotherapy, cosmetics or pigment manufacturing.

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