Monday, April 21, 2014

A splendid day out with some equally splendid people.

I think my grandad was count von Count’s older brother

Sunday, April 20, 2014

April’s Featured Stone - Lapis Lazuli

April’s Featured Stone – Lapis Lazuli

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Lapis is a stone for resurrection. In earlier centuries, before synthetics, Lapis Lazuli was ground into powder and used to create the iconic azure blue found in the paintings of the masters. Various saints and holy persons have been depicted draped in garments constructed on canvas from minute particles of this stone. The ancient Egyptians carved cartouches and ushabti from Lapis and used it to…

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Chocolate. Yummmm 

Saturday, April 19, 2014
As I was walking through the mall last week, I saw a giant golden penis. 

As I was walking through the mall last week, I saw a giant golden penis. 

Friday, April 18, 2014

April’s Featured Stone - Cherry Creek Jasper

April’s Featured Stone – Cherry Creek Jasper

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You walk beneath the cloud of blushing blossoms, your feet leaving curious mottled green and brown trails in the carpet of petals. Now is the time for contemplation, to admire the transience and fragility. 

You watch as a child wanders through the grove. She is unaware of your scrutiny. Blossoms decorate her dark hair and she laughs and skips, enjoying the day. You could be sad – to think of your…

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I cannot really express how pleased I am by my new swimsuit. From blackmilk clothing. 

I cannot really express how pleased I am by my new swimsuit. From blackmilk clothing. 

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Sweet cufflinks - for the boy (or the fashionable girl) who has everything. 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

March Featured Stone - Rhyolite

March Featured Stone – Rhyolite

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No moss grows on you, you are industry itself. You are heated with an inner fire, far below the surface. When rhyolite is formed by the earth it begins as hot magma. When it erupts, it can be highly explosive. I think you know the feeling. Driving the kids to soccer, ballet and remedial maths. You simmer quietly, dutifully listening to their complaints about the unfairness of the world. 

As a…

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Stone for March - Pearls and Garnets

Stone for March – Pearls and Garnets

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Just like you, pearls go with everything.

In the tiny brains of the soft harmless oysters, there rests a longing for teeth. Not the smooth hard flatness of a protective shell, but the hard, sharp,  surface of a tooth. The pearl is the oysters dream of growing a biting surface, of being able to fight back. 
 
As a decoration, you drape these dream teeth about your neck. They set off the subdued…

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