If you were lucky enough to be born in June, you have not one, but four gemstone options to commemorate your birthday. Perhaps it’s perfect that Geminis, the chameleons of the zodiac, have classic pearls, rare alexandrite, ethereal moonstones and bold tiger eye to choose from. Equally beautiful and unique, moonstone and tiger’s eye make very different visual statements.
When you think of May, a brilliant green gemstone might come to mind. Of course! The glorious and ostentatious emerald hogs the spotlight this time of year. But there’s an equally beautiful, lesser-known green stone sharing the month of May. Chrysoprase.
We all love admiring the sparkle of a beautifully cut diamond, but have you ever wondered where that diamond originated? Whose two hands mined it, unearthing it from the depths of rock—and where in the world they did so?
What can help a non-morning person through a 7 am wake up call? In our case, coffee, and lots of fire.
Recently, we hosted a FieldTrip for CreativeMornings. Wanting to provide a hands-on workshop for our fellow Austin-area creatives, we started with cuttlefish bones, which everyone used as a canvas for their unique design. Then we helped them cast their visions into existence using molten metal. Continue reading…
Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts, Burrowes Rd, State College, PA
July 12, 2018 – 10am to 8pm
July 13, 2018 – 10am to 8pm
July 14, 2018 – 10am to 8pm
July 15, 2018 – 11am to 4pm
Click here for the festival website.
We highly recommend visiting at least two to three reputable jewelers to have your finger sized. They should use standard Continue reading…
Inspired by our previous support of The Allusionist (a podcast hosted by Helen Zaltzman highlighting the surprising history and etymology of words in the English language), we decided we’d take a closer look at some of the terms we use every day here at the studio.