Rose Quartz, also commonly called the Love Stone, Pink Quartz, or Bohemian Ruby. it's energetic hallmark is that of unconditional love that opens the heart chakra. this makes rose quartz a stone for every type of love: self-love, family, platonic, romantic, and unconditional. as a variety of quartz, rose quartz has high energy that can enhance love in virtually any situation.
Opal $75,000.00 Ethiopia Miniature, 4.1 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm This fine Ethiopian opal measures in at 88 carats. It is very difficult to find clean rough in this size from the Ethiopian deposits, and this stone would be expensive simply for its quality and size in any case. Opals are notoriously hard to photograph, and keep in mind that in person, the piece would show a further chatoyance and depth that is hard to capture with the camera lens. Joe Budd Photos.
Gob-faced squid: At our first Scottish event in Edinburgh, the crowd picked Promachoteuthis sulcus, a lopsided squid with one fat tentacle. This species had never been given a common name and so together we christened it the gob-faced squid because of its disturbingly human-like mouth.... this is the only one that’s ever been found.