Support small businesses during National Small Business Week!

What better way to bring attention to small businesses in the US than a national holiday week? President John F. Kennedy started National Small Business Week in 1963 by calling for the celebration of the backbone of our economy. Every year since, there have been functions and conventions held to promote small businesses and help … Continue Reading

The Powers of the Waxing Moon – Growth and Healing

The waxing moon is probably more important than the full moon for certain things. It’s the time for growing and building, as well as mending. Growth Use this time to make a charm or talisman dedicated to growth, personal or otherwise. This period is a fantastic time to keep at those new things you started … Continue Reading

Amber – More than just a pretty stone

In honor of Arbor Day, let’s discuss amber. Amber is one of the rare semi-precious gemstones created by plants. Resin is a substance found in most plants and is used much like platelets in to scab over wounds. It protects the plant from invading bacteria and insects trying to get under the bark to eat … Continue Reading

Classes, Consultations, and Sales, oh my! – April Announcements

April may bring showers, but we’re celebrating spring with wonderful classes, exciting sales, and unbelievable deals all month! Massive Gemstone Strand Sale! It’s that time of year. Time to clean out your stash and restock for all your upcoming projects. Luckily for you, allĀ our gemstone strands are on sale. Yes, all. The rondelles, faceted strands, … Continue Reading

Things you didn’t know about Pyrite: (April) Fool’s Gold

Fool’s gold, or “pyrite”, fools fools who are looking for gold in all the wrong places. It has a brassy color that can appear yellow, but that’s where the similarities end. Part of the reason fool’s gold can fool an untrained eye is because it can be found near or in small deposits of gold. … Continue Reading

The Power of the New Moon – New Beginnings and Fresh Starts

The new moon is all about new things. A surprise, I know, but stick with me. Just like the full moon, the new moon refers to the three days before, day of, and three days after the actual new moon. It’s the perfect time for fresh starts and finding new hobbies, as well as starting … Continue Reading