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The Creative Process in Us All

The creative process is one of the things that makes us human. All of us have creative impulses and abilities. From the raw data of our senses and our life experiences, our minds build ideas based on thought, image, and emotion. We use these ideas in our daily life for such mundane things as everyday speech, […]

Magick Gems #1– The Moonstone

This gorgeous 6.85 ct. moonstone from Sri Lanka exhibits perfect adularescence.  Moonstones like this are sometimes called Adularia, after their discovery near the Adula Mountains of the Swiss Alps.  Adularescence is also referred to as schiller (shiller), and is caused by alternating layers of albite and orthoclase feldspar interfering with light.  Interestingly, the more closely […]