What is a Larimar stone?

Answer Larimar, or blue pectolite, is a rare, blue, semiprecious stone. Although other colors and types of pectolite can be found around the world, only one mine in the Dominican Republic produces Larimar... Read More »

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How to Classify Larimar?

Larimar is a rare colored gemstone that is found in only one place: a mountainside on the south side of the Dominican Republic. Larimar has the appearance of turquoise, but its visual complexity an... Read More »

How to Spot a Fake Larimar?

Larimar is a semiprecious stone that most closely resembles turquoise and comes from the Dominican Republic. Discovered in the 1970s, it has a variable hardness of 5 to 7 on the Mohs scale. The Dom... Read More »

What is the difference between stone veneer&manufactured stone?

A stone veneer is a thin layer of stone placed over another material to give the whole surface the look of being stone. Manufactured stone is a material made from concrete that imitates real stone.... Read More »

What Kind of Stone Is Gray Stone?

Gray stone is a color, not a type of material. Many stones come in various shades of gray, from a light blue-gray to deep gray, almost black, basalt. Many gray stones have color variations; some ma... Read More »