Crinoid fossils. Rock containing crinoid (or sea lily) fossils. These are Scyphocrinus elegans crinoids from the Silurian/Devonian period (about 440-360 million years ago). Crinoids are marine echinoderms that appear as early as the Ordovician period (500 million years ago). These crinoids have stalks by which they would attach themselves to the seabed, capturing food with feathery arms that formed a cup (seen at lower right and upper centre). Thousands of extinct crinoid species have been…
Apatite (Throat, Solar Plexus): The Weight Loss Stone. It has often been said, before you can change something, you must accept it as it is. This is very true for most people where excess weight is an issue. An Apatite gemstone crystal is a multi-talented gemstone helping us attune to our inner selves and accept the healing, communication, balancing and teaching it has to offer. Apatite gemstone is perfect for those with weight problems.
Cactus quartz (Spirit Quartz) Currently found only in S. Africa. Has many healing qualities, fosters unity, peace, and a willingness to work together that is beneficial to families, communities, or businesses alike. Shields the aura, transmutes negative energy, and protects from physical harm. Helps decrease fears, making it an excellent stone to use when dealing with the loss of a loved one, easing the grief of transition.
One of my first blog posts! A banana boost smoothie! Still made regularly and still a great start to your day. The health benefits are numerous. A quick and easy way to get essential vitamins, minerals and vital nutrients.
A new vein of Blue John (a semi precious British stone), just discovered in Derbyshire: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-23559735 Blue John bowl - from Blue John Cavern in Darbyshire, England