A gem-cutter is an artist who sees the possibilities in a slab of rock and turns it into beautiful gemstones. Deteriming where to cut, how, the right angle makes all the difference. Sam Silverhawk is one of the very best.
Malachite - a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral. This opaque green banded mineral crystallizes in the monoclinic crystal system and most often forms botryoidal, fibrous or stalagmitic masses in fractures and spaces deep underground.