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 … Continue reading

More of My Favorite Gems

Gems are described by chemical composition, crystal structure, and where they are found.  Gems are further classified based on properties like refractive index (how they bend light), luster, hardness, etc.  Perfection in appearance is of primary importance in the finished … Continue reading

Some of my Favorite Gemstones – Carnelian

I’m going to do a series on some of my favorite gemstones and I’m beginning  with a long time favorite of mine, Carnelian. Carnelian draws its name from the Latin carneolus – meaning “red stone”.   Like many other gemstones, carnelian … Continue reading

BIG JULY CELEBRATION SALE IN MY ETSY STORE

EVERYTHING IN MY ETSY STORE IS ON SALE THIS MONTH   Silver Spirals Necklace From DianaKirkpatrickArt                                             ❘❘❙❙❚❚ ON SALE ❚❚❙❙❘❘ A dramatic and unusual sterling silver necklace created around the theme of the eternal spiral.   the chain … Continue reading

My Favorite Gems

I love gems, so picking favorites is difficult.   It’s a long list, but here are some of my favorites and some information about them.   Gems are described by chemical composition, crystal structure, and where they are found.  Gems are further classified based … Continue reading

Agate Pendant with Banded Carnelian

I have had a lovely agate cabochon for sometime now, just waiting for the right treatment.  I wasn’t sure what kind of jewelry piece I wanted for this stone.   I decided on a pendant and created a netted setting for the … Continue reading