Onyx, beautiful black Onyx

I have a long held fascination with Onyx. From the time I was a young child, rummaging through my mothers jewellery box and striking gold, so to speak, when I came accross a three stringed black beauty, complete with silver clasp. The onyx was jet, jet black and faceted so it shone brightly, like the night sky with stars and it had the quality of reflecting any light source that was around. It was heavy and the onyx tapered off to small, delicate beads as it reached around the back of my neck. It is quite puzzling how this black stone has held my fascination for my whole life. As I got older, I only...

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Turquoise

A little bit of info for you to enjoy: Turquoise is not a primary element like iron, copper, silver, etc. Rather, it is a secondary element formed over time as a result of minerals that accumulate in the planet’s crust through two processes, weathering and oxidation. Turquoise usually occurs as encrustation in cracks or as nuggets. As water moves through porous rock, minerals are dissolved, such as copper, aluminum and iron. Often these minerals come from other secondary elements; copper might come from azurite, for example. Over eons of time, these minerals accumulate in pores, cracks and crevices to form deposits of the material we know as “turquoise.” Oxidation of other minerals present at...

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My Favourite This Moment

Do you also find that your taste does change over time? I used to be an Amethyst junkie, nowadays it’s Turquoise. One has to wonder is it that our taste changes or our vibratory needs take preference? Sometimes when I am going out on the town, I will only colour match my jewels with my clothes. Then other times, that just doesn’t feel¬†right. So, presently I am vibing Turquoise. I cannot get enough. How do you choose your jewels and other adornments? Matching your outfit, or vibing, tuning into what your soul needs on that particular day? Love This...

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