These beautiful planetary gemstones come in three different sets. Cosmic Set, Galilean Moons and the Solar System set. The Solar System Set includes the planets in relative size (Jupiter is the largest and Pluto the smallest), the Cosmic Collection comes with the Sun, Earth and Moon, and the Galilean moons showcases the famous moons of Jupiter discovered by Galileo.
Each set uses polished gemstones to represent the planets.
They also come in a keepsake box making it the perfect gift for your solar system loving little ones!
The moons are represented by tumbled gemstones:
Compliments the Planetary Gemstones set.
Galileo discovered these moons using his telescope in January 1610. Thereby demonstrating the value of using a telescope to observe the cosmos.
The Solar System planets are represented by:
Venus: White Quartz
Mars: Mahogany Obsidian
Jupiter: Tiger's Eye
Saturn: Yellow Calcite
Neptune: Blue cat's Eye
Pluto: Poppy Jasper
The Cosmic collection is represented by:
Sun: Poppy Jasper
Moon: Rock Crystal
The moons are represented by:
Io: Yellow Jade
Europa: Red Howlite
Ganymede: Bamboo Jasper
Callisto: Leopard skin Jasper
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