Monthly Archives: January 2012

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VELVET BEAUTY

VELVET BEAUTY

Azurite, Velvet Beauty. It was found in 1890 at Bisbee, Arizona, U.S.A. The chunk weighs about 3 pounds and is about 9″ in diameter.

my Mexico hideaway


All photos Nayarit, Mexico // PH: Julie Elliott

Metals and Mystical

 

all artwork by Leif Podhajksy (top to bottom: Metals 4; Metals 2; Peace)

 

Sand: beauty in every grain

Microscopic view into sand. It’s almost celestial.
Viewed at a magnification of x250 to reveal unique treasures : exposed crystals, spiral shell fragments, volcanic rock. Photographed by Gary Greenberg, PhD http://www.sandgrains.com
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Carly Waito paintings. Yes, please.

Showstopping paintings of minerals and gems by Carly Waito

top to bottom: amethyst; amethyst; amethyst; bornite; dioptase; pyrite; quartz; smokyquartz; topaz