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Crystals, Ethical, Ethics, Mining, Workers rights -

What does it mean to be "ethically sourced" when it comes to crystals? How do I ensure this?

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Crystals, Jewellery, Luck, Opal -

Recently, I have been asked whilst looking at my opal jewellery if buying one will bring bad luck. It's such a shame that such a beautiful crystal has ended up with such a bad rep (well, its not actually a crystal, its a mineraloid but that's a whole different blog post!) So what about its history? How were opals seen in the past? In short, opals used to be seen as bringers of good luck. The Romans used to believe that due to the flashes in opals that they combined the beauty of all precious stones and often gave them...

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Crystals, Jewellery, Lifetime piece -

Gemstones vary in how long lasting they are, this is especially true when set in a piece of jewellery. Here's how to make sure yours lasts!

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Afghanistan, Crystals, Ethical, Ethics, Mining, taliban, Workers rights -

I have watched, along with all of you and the rest of the world in shock and horror over what is going on in Afghanistan. This is of especial importance to me because of the ethical stance I take with my crystals.  Both Lapis Lazuli and Tourmaline are commonly sourced in Afghanistan. I want to assure you that my Lapis Lazuli comes from California and my Tourmaline from Brazil so none of the crystals bought from me will fund the activities over there. What does this mean for you aside from this assurance? Well, it may mean a small delay...

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Jewellery, Jewellery skin discolouration, Skin Discolouration -

Skin discolouration when wearing jewellery is something we've all experienced but why does it happen and can it be prevented?

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