Field Trip – “The Glass Flowers” at Harvard Museum of Natural History – Boston Part Two
A sample of the many glass flowers on display at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Field Trip – “The Glass Flowers” at Harvard Museum of Natural History – Boston Part Two

As our previous blog shows, the mineral collection at Harvard University is reason enough alone to plan a visit! However, the treasures don't stop there. The museum is also home to…

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Blog Hop!
painted rocks a la Ukranian easter eggs :)

Blog Hop!

My friend Richelle over at Shipwreck Dandy nominated me to take part in a blog hop, so here we go!  What are you working on? What I’m really working on…

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Stone of the Week: Lapis Lazuli
Lapis Lazuli beads of all different shapes and sizes

Stone of the Week: Lapis Lazuli

History suggests that humans have been mining and using Lapis Lazuli in jewelry, amulets and sculptures for at least 6500 years. In fact, the mine that operates today in the…

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