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How well do you know your white stones?

What is white mountain "jade" really made from?  The answer is below!  There is nothing wrong at all with using dyed, stabilized, coated, and imitation stones.  It's only wrong when you're not getting what you pay for.  When you click on the stones listed below, you'll find full disclosure of materials which will help you to figure out what is and is not worth paying a premium for!

Stabilized white magnesite

Natural white howlite

Rainbow moonstone

Coated white riverstone

White mountain "jade"
(Dolomite marble)

Snow quartz

White agate

Antique white Hemalyke (tm)

Italian "onyx"
(Banded calcite)

Malaysian "jade"
(Opaque quartz)

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Mia said…
Thank you for the great and interesting post, my friend. Kisses!