Summertime, and the first thing most people think of is…let’s go to the beach, where the breezes blow and the water refreshes! Well, here in the mountains, it’s not quite as accessible, but I have tons of inspiration in seashells. I’m thinking paua/abalone, pearls, mother of pearl and coral. I can just hear the waves crashing on the beach now… [Read more…]
Mid-summer heat makes me want to just spend my days oceanside, splashing in the surf. Alas, the mountains don’t provide many waves to frolic in, and so I must satisfy that urge for the ocean by playing with ocean gemstones.
White sales, silver icicles, white snow and a clean, sparkly new start to the year makes white the color of January! There are multitudes of beautiful white gemstones from the translucent rainbow moonstone to the glittering druzy quartz. They make for a perfect complement to any outfit, mood or occasion!