Between 50 and 70 million years ago, around the time dinosaurs went extinct, these funky mud balls called Septarian Nodules (aka Dragon Eggs) were born! Today they are appreciated by many a lapadarist and rock collector. In fact, Joel and Angela paid a visit to Joe’s Rock Shop in Orderville, Utah last summer, and they […]
Bytownite is sometimes referred to as golden labradorite, although it is truly a rare form of plagioclase feldspar. It does not exhibit the shimmering labradorescence common to Labradorites, but when it’s cut into gems, they display an uncommon brilliance. This material is most often seen as faceted gemstones rather than mineral specimens. It is an
Shungite is a very unusual, silver to black color “rock”. What’s inside is a molecular structure different than any other mineral we’ve found on Earth. It is composed mostly of carbon- key to Life as we know it. And we find it in only one small area out of this entire wondrous planet: Karelia, Russia.
WHAT IS ROSE QUARTZ AND HOW IS IT FORMED? THE COLOR OF ROSE QUARTZ ASTERISM / STAR ROSE QUARTZ ROSE QUARTZ USES ROSE QUARTZ HEART – A LAPIDARY PROJECT METAPHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF ROSE QUARTZ Chakra: Heart Zodiac: Taurus, Libra Planet: Venus Element: Earth, Water Vibration: Number 7 Courtenay with Rose Quartz spheres that we