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Below are valuable reference tables for your use!
Have fun Creating!
Mohs Hardness Scale: is extremely helpful when purchasing stones.
This chart gives you a very easy reference as to what simple items would scratch each stone category.
Having the appropriate information prior to purchasing will help us plan better, One stone may work better as a pendant rather than a ring, etc.