Fried marbles - use as sun catchers!

Baked marbles recipe Put your clear marbles in a pie pan. Bake them in a preheated 500 degree oven for about 20 minutes. Have a metal bowl with ice cold water ready. Remove your marbles and immediately dump them into the water. The marbles crack!

world's largest emerald (size of a watermelon)

11.5-kg emerald up for auction in Kelowna

Doubly terminated smoky Quartz crystal, very rich with golden-yellow acicular crystals of Rutile and laminar crystals of Hematite.

Doubly terminated smoky Quartz with acicular Rutile and laminar Hematite inclusions - Caí bom Mine, Novo Horizonte, Bahia Brazil mw


Gemmy Ametrine Raw Crystal Gemstone (by milminedesign) -- that golden swath of color in the middle looks like heavenly rays of light

brocade fabric beads~~

Carmi's Art/Life World: Vintage Ribbon Beads. These are pretty spectacular beads!


Labradorite by Sea Moon; The blue fire of Labradorite The blue of a good piece of labradorite is one of the prettiest things around, like the blue of a morpho butterfly.This is from Madagascar.


Use rolling pin to make an imprint on clay. Pick a flower or plant and lay on top of a small piece of clay and use a rolling pin to make an imprint in the clay. let it harden. -These would make pretty magnets.


Spirit Quartz Druzy Gold Dipped Necklace - Featuring a single beautiful natural aqua aura spirit quartz drusy mineral gemstones which was handcrafted into a gold filled bezel set pendant piece. The stone has a pretty natural sparkle.


Quartz crystal are used for healing, meditation and expanding the mind to touch the spirit world. Quartz crystals are used for protection and capturing and changing bad vibrations.