Weber's Art Studio Blog — geology of gemstones

Daily Drawing 30 Day Challenge on the Earth Wood & Bone Studio Blog

Posted by Debbie McCollum on

I'm creating a great positive habit with this 30 day Daily Drawing challenge from my previous post. You can read about it here.  **SCROLL DOWN FOR ALL OF THE COMPLETED DRAWINGS** Here are my reasons for loving this challenge and the awesome effect it has had on me:   Creates a positive habit. Creates some Me Time. Slows me down, relaxes me - settles my mind and body while working on building connections in my brain. Improves hand-eye coordination. Forces me to take the time to see objects differently by breaking down lights & darks. Ideas happen. Fills up my...

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Happy Dia De Los Muertos!

Posted by Debbie McCollum on

Celebrating life and honoring the dead with Earth Wood & Bone "Celebrating The Day of the Dead has a long history in Mexican Tradition.  The Day of the dead is celebrated on November 2nd.  Sometime one hears reference to “the days of the Dead” which refers to the Days of October 31 – November 2.  October 31 is Halloween or All Hallows eve. November 1 is “el Dia de los innnocentes” or the day of the children and All Saints Day.  November second is All Souls Day or the Day of the Dead." http://www.unm.edu/~htafoya/dayofthedead.html  

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Why do people wear gemstones and what are they exactly? What is Amazonite?

Posted by Debbie McCollum on

Why do people wear gemstones? Other than wearing them for their beautiful aesthetics & a fashion accessory trend, Gemstone jewelry & malas are worn by most people because it is believed that gemstones have some of the strongest frequencies in the Universe, and are worn for their healing qualities. Each stone is believed to radiate its own unique energy and positive vibes. What is Amazonite? According to Geology.com, Amazonite, or Amazon stone, is a trade name given to a light green, bright green, or blue-green variety of microcline feldspar. Most specimens are translucent. Because there are very few blue or green gemstones, Amazonite’s...

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