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The Witch Head is a favorite around Halloween and is located in the constellation Orion, near the bright star Rigel.

Sculpted from Amethyst, this gratitude stone has been engraved with the tangled image of the Celtic Triquetra on its front facing. Place it in your palm and trace the lines with your thumb to help focus your intent, will, and energy to any purpose. This gratitude stone measures approximately 1 1/2" in length.

Elbaite :: Origin: Paprok, Kunar, Afghanistan

Opals- The opal is said to be many things including the most powerful of healing stones, the stone of hope, the stone of great achievement and even the "stone of the Gods". It is said to be the stone of love, but only to faithful lovers. The opal will bring misfortune to an unfaithful lover.

Blue Space

Oh and I thought I was just looking at the stars at night.... Every single satellite orbiting the Earth / via vuokko

Rhodochrosite cab! Silverhawk's designer gemstones.

The Orion Nebula (also known as Messler 42 or NGC 1976) is a Diffuse nebula situated south of Orion's Belt in the constellation of Orion. It is one of the brightest nebulae, and is visible to the naked eye in the night sky.

A higher res picture of The Eskimo Nebula, the gas seen above composed the outer layers of a Sun-like star only 10,000 years ago. The inner filaments visible above are being ejected by strong wind of particles from the central star. The outer disk contains unusual light-year long orange filaments. The Eskimo Nebula spans about 1/3 of a light year and lies in our Milky Way Galaxy, about 3,000 light years distant, toward the constellation of the Twins (Gemini).

Faberge Kitten. Creator: Fabergé (jeweller) c. 1907 Agate, rose diamonds Provenance: Commissioned by King Edward VII, 1907 (the Sandringham Commission) Description: Of agate with rose diamond eyes, this portrait of a kitten at play was modelled from life at Sandringham, where Fabergé's sculptors would have come across many such animals.