Selenite is often confused with Satin Spar, despite the particularities that they each display, and in some cases, mistaken with quartz.
However, confusion between authentic crystals is not as harmful as between a real crystal and a fake item made from modified glass or plastic.
The increasing popularity of selenite is one of the main reasons that certain stores deceive customers by selling false crystals made from other materials.
Selenite isn't widely available and more expensive, so these so-called merchants resort to various unethical techniques to considerably reduce their costs.
Selenite is a delicate, translucent crystal that emanates protective and healing energies. It shows a distinctive moon-like glow that sellers might reproduce to some extent, but it can be troublesome to determine a product's authenticity, especially when purchasing gemstones online.
Distinguishing natural selenite from an imitation requires several basic steps that can help you avoid further inconveniences:
The safest way to purchase real crystals is from a dependable source that can back up the authenticity of their products through years of gemology expertise and a proven track record as an impeccable service provider.
At the Village Rock Shop, we pride ourselves on our commitment to customer satisfaction. You will find genuine selenite items in our Carlsbad shop, legitimately and reliably sourced from mines.