APRIL SALE STARTS TOMORROW!

My April Etsy sale starts tomorrow !  Visit my my Etsy shop at www.dianakirkpatrickart.etsy.com  to see what’s new and on sale. The sale will run through April 30. … Continue reading

A Few of My Favorite Gemstones

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

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