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Crystals on show at Braemar Castle

If you’ve ever wondered what a Cairngorm crystal looks like in the flesh – so to speak – there’s a display of the raw and finished stones at Braemar Castle this season. Roy Starkey, author of  Crystal Mountains (reviewed here) … Continue reading

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Cairngorm treasure

In almost 50 years of wandering in the Cairngorms I’ve still to strike it rich. Nor have I met anyone else who has. Yet once the Cairngorms thronged with prospectors, seeking after crystals in the rocks which could – potentially … Continue reading

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