What is a Tektite?

By Charli Lundholm EarthGallery.com The origin of tektites, also called impact or meteoric glass, is still debated by scientists. Some people feel they were originally meteoric material that become separated from it’s iron content as it came through our atmosphere. Others think that as meteorites have impacted the earth, the surrounding rock, or pieces of […]

Having a Gratitude Practice

By Charli Lundholm      EarthGallery.com November is always a time when we hear the word gratitude a lot. The Thanksgiving holiday rolls around and for one day we talk about what we are thankful for. Why just one day? Why not every day? I’m not knocking the one day…it’s better than nothing. But having […]

5 Tips for Self Love

By Charli Lundholm There seems to be a common thread in the healing work I’m doing lately, and that is the need for self love. We hear about it, but what does it really mean? How do we really achieve it? Why is it something that we have to learn to do instead of it […]

Lapis, Aquamarine and Tourmaline Supply Update

By Neville Ryan This is an update on the supply of Lapis, Aquamarine and Tourmaline from Afghanistan. LAPIS  I have been told by Afghani suppliers that government intervention in Afghanistan has meant that very little Lapis has been produced for quite some time. This was reflected in Tucson this year where virtually no new Lapis […]

Merlins Story – Part 2

By Neville Ryan When I finished Part 1 things were very sad in the house. Mum had left us and dark days followed. My Guy was very sad and I tried to help by staying as close to him as I could. I followed his every move and he called me “his little shadow”. I […]

Uses for Crystals Other Than Jewelry

By Naomi Shaw Image courtesy of Shutterstock Beautiful, vibrant, and mystical, there’s much more to the average crystal than may first meet the eye. Although best-known for their popularity in artisan jewelry, these stunning geological masterpieces can also be used for everything from art to science. Are you intrigued by the wide world of crystals? […]

Stones and Spring Cleaning

By Charli Lundholm Happy Spring! I love this time of year. Everything is fresh and new and that energy touches us. It makes us want to make things things in our life fresh and new as well, hence the term Spring cleaning. Of course, this can mean cleaning your house, which is all fine and […]

Why Do Crystals Get Lost

Enjoy this article by Stephanie Lucas at QuantumStones.com. Why Do Crystals Get Lost? Crystals and Stones Want to Rock the World. December 12, 2014 Stephanie Lucas Crystals and Stones 3.7k 3.7kFacebook 11Twitter 2Google+ 0Pinterest 2E-mail “Stones and crystals belong to the earth and can never be truly ‘owned’ by anyone.” Possibly one of the most […]

How Ancient Cultures Used Healing Crystals and Stones

This is a wonderful article by Stephanie Lucas: Today, we understand that all things in the universe are forms of energy with their own frequency and vibration – including crystals. Nikola Tesla declared this concept as the key to understanding the universe and proved how certain forms of energy can alter the vibrational resonance of other forms […]

Interior Design and Well Being

By Neville Ryan EarthGallery.com Interior design is associated with beauty, form and function. What is not typical is the association with health and well being. This is where stone, minerals and crystals come into play. These pieces, produced by Mother Nature and sometimes enhanced by man, can be used to enhance both the interior and exterior […]

Merlin’s Apology

  By Merlin I owe all my loyal readers an apology. I was planning to write the second part of my life story but I came down with an unfortunate illness and have only recently recovered. I woke up one day and could hardly walk. I was like a 90 year old man with severe […]

Stones, Crystals and Minerals in Your Home and Office

By Neville Ryan EarthGallery.com Our business name reflects the fabulous gallery of art pieces that the earth has to offer. These pieces, produced by Mother Nature and sometimes enhanced by man, can be used to enhance both the interior and exterior of homes, offices or apartments. They can be stone, crystal or mineral and can […]

Merlin- My Story (Part 1)

I was born in Florida but fate often changes the direction of life. When I was 3 months old I was abandoned on the street. I didn’t know what was going to happen to me and I was scared. I ended up in doggy jail with a lot of other puppies and big dogs and […]

Why are Geodes Hollow?

By Neville Ryan When I was showing a friend a beautiful Brazilian Amethyst geode he asked me why they were hollow. After stumbling around and mumbling about volcano’s, I had to admit that I really wasn’t sure.  A bit embarrassing to say the least, so I decided to find out how they actually were formed. […]

Quartz…why is it so important?

By Neville Ryan Quartz is one of the most common minerals in the world, second only to Feldspar. It surrounds us in our everyday lives and aids us in our metaphysical or spiritual growth. Quartz was a highly desirable product for early man and was traded over great distances even before agriculture became a feature […]