2021 Spring Fashion Colors
Like a garden of flowers, there are a lot of bright and beautiful fashion colors for Spring 2021 (and Summer, too). Here they are: Marigold – this is a warm golden orange that’s easy to wear Cerulean – a light blue defined as the blue of the sky on a clear day Rust – this…Read More
Healing Stones for Us and for Our Furry Friends
Healing Stones for Us and for Our Furry Friends – I love gemstones and crystals and I’m always interested in learning more ways to have beneficial stones around me to bolster me and also my environment. This interest has inspired me to work on designs for PetsAmulets – healing and protective stones for our furry friends.…Read More
I’m Trapped Inside!
Inclusions in Gemstones An inclusion is any material that has been trapped inside a gemstone during its formation. Inclusions can be animal (insects), vegetable (a leaf), or mineral (the needles in tiger eye). It should be noted that according to Walter Schumann’s “Gemstones of the World”, amber is the only incidence of organic…Read More
Some of My Favorite Gemstones Part 2 – Lapis Lazuli
I love the beautiful blue of Lapis and I’m especially fond of lapis with a scattering of pyrite (“Fool’s gold”). This article is illustrated with photos of necklaces that I have designed using “treasures” I have discovered in my travels – interesting silver beads and some marvelous focal pieces that I used as pendants.…Read More