Labradorite What & how does it glow?

Labradorite

Labradorite – did you know? Beautiful Labradorite is named after Labrador.  Where it was first found.  No, not by a golden coloured sniffer dog ha! We have lots of labradorite to choose from in our online shop – and if you don’t see what you want, contact us to use our free Bespoke Service. Labradorite […]

Who was really King of the Dinosaurs?

Nanotyrannosaur was not quite at the top of the food chain thanks to big brother Rex,  but you would not want to meet Nano on a dark night!  Nanotyrannosaurs lived in the Upper Cretaceous Period and remains  are 70 million years old. Nanotyrannosaur teeth  have been found in Wyoming and were once thought to be […]

Amethyst, Amazing Facts I Didn’t Know

Amethyst Open Crystal Sphere

Amethyst, did you know … that it is one of the most popular and well-known semi-precious stones in the world.  It is a type of quartz with a few parts per million of iron.   This gives it the purple colouring for which it is famous.   It is sometimes heat treated to produce Citrine. […]

Where can I see Dinosaurs?

where can I see Dinosaurs

Where can I see dinosaurs? There comes a time in life – sooner or later – where we all get wowed by a rock!  In reponse to my question – where can I see dinosaurs? I was taken to Thermopolis in Utah, USA.  The first time I saw a dinosaur being excavated I suddenly realised […]

How Crystals get their Color?

How do crystals get their colour?

How Crystals get their Color? We have beautiful and very unusual crystal and fossil related gifts of all sorts in our online shop. Click here to see.  Or carry on reading. (We have all the crystals shown and offer a bespoke service – just contact us for photos and details!) How Crystals get their Color? […]

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