This Christmas find something that is unique, has taken eons to produce, and is tantalisingly enlightening, will last forever and is probably guaranteed to totally surprise the recipient. Here is a quick pictorial overview of a selection of fine minerals and fossils idea's here at the fossil store.
A monumental amethyst crystal cavern over four feet tall. Amethyst is the birth stone of February, has been venerated since the times of ancient Greece 'The Greek word amethystos may be translated as not drunken', vessels made from amethyst were thought to prevent intoxication.
Quartz minerals originate from all over the world, Brazil, Madagascar and many more countries, one in particular, England. England is very well know for it's Fluorite minerals, these are particulalry rare for they are rather stunning in colour and large for their size, however these are protect and it is not advised to collect in the United Kingdom for they are protected. There are many other countries from which you can buy Fluorite, but these laws may change making them all the rarer. So if you have a collection, hold them close, for their value is only sure to increase.