Information on gemstones and crystals

Jet like amber is not a crystal or stone. It can be considered denatured form of coal.

Jet resembles lignite (a kind of coal) in look and appearance but is a different substance.

Like amber upon rubbing on silk or woollen clothes static electricity is produced on jet that can absorb tiny pieces of paper.

Jet takes polish excellently and a fine polish creates a very glassy luster.

Jet has been used in jewelry for a very long time.



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