Semi-precious stones accompany the person all his history. At various times magic and medicinal properties were attributed to stones, from them created cult objects, decorated weapon, clothes, headdresses. Some of them are so beautiful that they make an impression of unreality and an extraterrestrial origin. Mountain Altai is a well of minerals. Since old years people wash gold here, extract mercury, tungsten, molybdenum and other metals. At various times here met unique types of various minerals. Found wolfram, a cornelian, serpentit, stikhtit, chalcedony and a great number of others. Products from semiprecious stones are very popular in Mountain Altai, masters make jewelry, amulets and various hand-made articles of them. Souvenirs from semi-precious stones are unique and bewitch an eye. Touch this amazing world of beauty.