Apatite

Apatite

Apatite refers to a series of phosphate minerals; all the minerals in the apatite ‘family’ are calcium phosphates with identical structures. They differ in composition, with a number of minerals in their matrix. Fluorapatite contains fluorine, hydroxylapatite contains a hydroxil (OH), and chlorapatite contains chlorine, which creates a rainbow of colour in this group. Its … Continue reading

wallpaper for june

wallpaper for june

In honour of this month’s birthstone, the lovely pearl, wallpaper 1 features a wedding set called “white dakini.” I wasn’t exactly thinking of weddings when I named it. The finished product brought to mind a poem I’d written some time before entitled … what else, “White Dakini.” The set is perfect for weddings or any … Continue reading

who exactly am i?

who exactly am i?

What a loaded question!! I think the “who” and “what” of me, myself, changes almost daily. Today, for instance, I’m a tired, definitely-40, civil servant with too many deadlines and too little time. But that’s just until 5.00pm when I’ll be a tired but happy-to-even-have-a-job-let-alone-a-great-job mum who will go running home (yes, almost literally) to … Continue reading

more treasury sweetness

more treasury sweetness

I’m really honoured to be a part of this amazing treasury, curated by Etsy member 1mADwoman. The theme is Lady Anne Boleyn, a woman whom I find endlessly fascinating. My “Lady Anne” neckpiece is the piece in the treasury and it’s one of my favourites. It was inspired by the jewellery on “The Tudors.” I loved … Continue reading

Colour stuff

Colour stuff

(Like the new logo? *looks up* I’m not decided if I like it yet. Definitely a couple of ‘my’ colours but … I guess I don’t want people to go blind looking at it. 🙂 Send me a note or leave a comment – let me know what you think.) Anyway …. I will bet … Continue reading