Vanadinite: A Cool Mineral With Lead (So HWC)

Vanadinite is a luscious mineral that looks like warm toffee flakes. It’s discovery and naming has a fascinating story.  Vanadinite is a result of a chemical alteration to a pre-existing material and is considered a secondary mineral. It was discovered by a Spanish...

One Of My Jewelry Designs Went To SpaceX To Visit The Starship

When I first started wire wrapping, I wasn’t serious about it at all. In fact, Daryl told me, “One day this will make you a lot of money. You can build a business out of this,” I didn’t believe him. I was not business savvy. I wish he could see me now. Not only does...

What Is Elon Musk’s Favorite Mineral?

Elon Musk is one of the coolest people on earth. He cares about humanity and our planet so much that he invested his millions (now billions) into making our world a better place. Tesla and SpaceX are just two of his successful companies. Tesla is the world's best...

Chalcanthite: A Toxic Blue Copper Flower

This vibrant blue crystal in my neon gloved palm is derived from the Greek words, chalkos, and anthos--meaning copper flower. Chalcanthite is a water-soluble sulfate mineral. This means that it will melt in water--and due to its high concentration of copper, it is...

Herkimer Diamonds–Dazzling Natural Gems

Dazzling Diamond LIke Gems   Herkimer Diamonds are a dazzling variety of quartz crystal. They are dubbed as 'diamonds' due to their stunning sparkle like that of actual faceted diamonds.  These gems are a rare type of quartz crystal that are double terminated (it...

Golden Enhydros Are Unique And They Fluoresce

I have always wanted to include an Enhydro in my crystal, gem and mineral collection. Naturally, my first one is so unique that as a writer for CleanTechnica, it's kind of serendipity. CleanTechnica is the number one news site that covers clean energy and cleantech. I...

Ametrine Seer Stone

I want to share a really cool stone with you. It’s an Ametrine seer stone. Usually seer stones are naturally made by rivers flowing over quartz minerals and polishing them into a clear, almost crystal ball like stone.  However, humans make them, too and this one is...
Chalcanthite: A Toxic Blue Copper Flower

Chalcanthite: A Toxic Blue Copper Flower

This vibrant blue crystal in my neon gloved palm is derived from the Greek words, chalkos, and anthos--meaning copper flower. Chalcanthite is a water-soluble sulfate mineral. This means that it will melt in water--and due to its high concentration of copper, it is...

Shop Handmade Jewelry By Me

I make beautiful jewelry with gems and minerals. The type of jewelry I make is wire wrapped jewelry and I use a variety of minerals and both base and precious metals. 

I have plenty of unique pieces (mostly pendants) to choose from in my online store.