Spring In Step(s)

It’s hard to believe I haven’t written since October 19th (!!) And that a full year ago today I was in England! It’s been a busy and productive Winter including some (more) travel, creativity, health resolutions, and A LOT of ice and snow this season! I am sooo looking forward …

Spring Sphene

Spring has begrudgingly made its way to my little corner of the world! Central Ontario, where I’m currently living, has experienced a prolonged winter. In fact, it’s sleeting outside right now and it’s pretty darn cold for his time of year. Yet despite this unusual and unsavoury weather, the trees …

NEW WORK

Today is a hugely exciting day–drum roll, please! I received and have started to post my new professional photos of my recent body of work!!   I’m very pleased with how the Photographer captured my work as always, and would like to make a semi-public thank-you to my long-time friend …

Black as ____.

My first gemology-related post ties in so well with my love of history (!!!)….I first had heard of Jet as a melancholically romantic black-clad teenager reading Shakespeare; “Black, forsooth, coal-black as jet…” and was intrigued by the thought of whatever this mysterious material could be that black itself was likened …