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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Stone of the Week: Smokey Quartz
Smokey Quartz beads at Fall Hill Bead and Gem

Stone of the Week: Smokey Quartz

Smokey Quartz is yet another ancient gemstone. It has a long, storied history amongst humans, both modern and ancient, who have long prized as a gemstone, as well as a…

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Stone of the Week: Amethyst
tumbled amethyst, Africa

Stone of the Week: Amethyst

Amethyst is another ancient gemstone, having been used in adornments and finery for thousands of years. Both Ancient Egyptian and early Greek legends associated Amethyst and its deep purple color…

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