Beauties From Russia (with Love)

Beauties From Russia (with Love)

When international conflicts or supply chain issues occur, it also affects the availability of certain gemstones. That includes stones from Russia.  Fear not, not only do I make jewelry, but I collect gemstones from all over the world, and that includes Russia. Russia...
Ooh, Labradorite!!!

Ooh, Labradorite!!!

Like many stones, labradorite is named after the place where it was first found – Labrador, which is in Canada. I have always admired the incredible fire and colors in labradorite, also known as a “fire stone”. It is known for its changing colors and aids the...
Love “Stones”

Love “Stones”

I think I fell in love with gemstones while I was learning to wire wrap in 2000.  It’s hard to believe that is now over 22 years ago.  But, as some of you may have heard me say this (or read it somewhere), I am a rockhound and my jewelry making supports my “habit”. ...
Shungite, Does It Help with EMFs?

Shungite, Does It Help with EMFs?

Shungite earrings Most gemstones have healing properties, properties that may help with emotional or physical issues. I’ve often met clients who are attracted to certain stones and find out that they help with certain things they are lacking in and need in their...