Shungite 101

      Find out all the things you should know about shungite before you start working with it. Look through the posts to get the basic information about this healing stone, its origin, properties and main features.

Easy Steps to Check the Authenticity of Shungite

Easy Steps to Check the Authenticity of Shungite

Karelian_Heritage 28/12/2016 6
              One of the most frequently asked questions is about the authenticity of our shungite products. It is really important issue because only genuine shungite stones posses all these unique properties shungite known for.         Trying to increase their profits many modern entrepreneurs create different fraudulent schemes and sell some other black materials under the guise of authentic shungite. Quite often it is just shungite schist or shungizite. Obviously, the price of “fake” shungite is much lower for entrepreneurs but it doesn’t meant that it will be cheaper for customers. Besid...
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Clearing up the Mystery of Shungite

Clearing up the Mystery of Shungite

Karelian_Heritage 10/01/2017 1
              You have probably heard a lot about numerous positive properties shungite stones have ranging from water purification to spiritual healing. But where do all these unique properties stem from? Trying to clear up the mystery let’s have a look at chemical composition of shungite and physical characteristics of this exclusive mineral. According to scientists, all shungite properties can be explained by its uncommon structure.  It is all about fullerenes        First and foremost, shungite is widely known for a high amount of carbon in its composition. Regular shungite (type II and I...
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Why Shungite is Number One in Agriculture

Why Shungite is Number One in Agriculture

Karelian_Heritage 24/03/2017 0
      As shungite is full of different microelements, contains numerous bioactive components and has adsorption, catalytic and anti-bacterial properties it has proven to be an integral part of agriculture. Since ancient times this mineral has been applied as an organic fertilizer that helps prudent farmers to get rich harvest, breed and treat the livestock. How can you use shungite for sustainable farming? Shungite as organic fertilizer        First and foremost, thanks to such micro- and macro-elements as phosphorus, vanadium, cobalt, copper, zinc, calcium and so on shungite has proven to spe...
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To the Heart of Shungite Lands

To the Heart of Shungite Lands

Karelian_Heritage 14/12/2016 0
      As you may know, the word “shungite” stems from the name of the Karelian village, Shunga, where the first and main shungite deposit is situated. Although this settlement became world-famous mainly thanks to shungite and its magic properties, it has long and rich history and many distinguishing features.          First and foremost, Shunga is one of the largest and oldest villages in the Zaonezhie (the Lake Onega area in the Republic of Karelia, Russia). First mentions about Shunga’s peasants were made in 1375.           It is interesting that more than a hundred years ago it was consider...
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Easy Ways to Distinguish Different Types of Shungite

Easy Ways to Distinguish Different Types of Shungite

Karelian_Heritage 29/03/2018 0
              There are two main types of shungite on the market: elite (or noble) shungite and regular shungite. The main difference between them is the amount of organic carbon stones contain. Rare elite shungite nuggets include over 90% of purest carbon and have more powerful healing energy.         High percentage of carbon makes elite crystals rarest, but extremely fragile type of shungite. It is hard to be shaped or polished. Therefore, noble shungite specimens are usually sold in their unique natural shape.          Most shaped shungite items like pyramids, spheres or beads are made of ...
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Shungite Certificates of Authenticity

Shungite Certificates of Authenticity

Karelian_Heritage 23/04/2018 1
      Shungite stone is known for powerful healing and protective properties. But it is obvious that only authentic shungite has the positive energy that brings changes into your life. In order to avoid possible frauds and scams you should buy shungite items only from reliable supplier. One of the ways to ensure it is to check the certificates of authenticity for shungite items.       All shungite products you can find in our store are made of authentic shungite that we get directly from Zazhoginsky deposit in Karelia, Russia.  Rely on us to experience unique properties of shungite!...
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