Hawaiian Olivine mineral rain
According to news, residents of Hawaii have witnessed an unusual phenomenon – a rain of green minerals. In fact, this exciting “kaleidoscope effect” happened due to the eruption of the Kilauea volcano. As a result, beautiful green translucent pebbles – olivine – fell from the sky.
Olivine, caused by the eruption, is a typical high-temperature mineral. Formed in igneous rocks, it is widely presented in the Earth’s mantle. Jewelry variety of olivine is chrysolite, by the way, quite rare in nature. Olivine is one of the most common minerals on Earth, and it is its presence that explains the greenish shade of some beaches, including Hawaii. According to some estimates, more than 50% of the Earth’s upper mantle consists of this mineral or its variations. Nevertheless, the olivine falling from the sky is a rather rare phenomenon.
On Kilauea, lava usually flows out slowly enough, only occasionally small, but sharp bursts occur. The sudden release of lava into the air led to the precipitation of olivine: its particles fell into the air and quickly crystallized.
However, this is not the first “miracle” accompanying the eruption of Kilauea. Earlier, near the volcano, eyewitnesses noticed a blue flame that appeared due to the accumulation of methane.
Category Archive: Kaleidoscope
Hawaiian Olivine mineral rain
Chrysoberyl cat’s eye favorable effects and properties
Ancient Indian mages used a chrysoberyl cat’s eye to understand the language of animals. Also, with the help of this mystical stone, they predicted the future. Besides, Indians believed that the cat’s eye brings luck to its owner in financial affairs and helps to win in gambling. Noteworthy, the stone very quickly “remembers” the energy of its owner and removes negative energy from him.
Meanwhile, cat’s eye has a general health effect, able to fight liver diseases, heal blood diseases, strengthen the nervous system and fight depression.
According to Lithotherapists, all minerals that have the effect of a “cat’s eye” act in the same way. But, depending on the color of the stone, these or other therapeutic actions are intensified or diminished. For example, the cat’s eye helps ease attacks with bronchial asthma. Some folk healers believe that these stones are a good tool for treating various diseases of the throat and respiratory system. In the countries of the East, there is an opinion that, by fingering rosary made from a cat’s eye, it is possible to significantly reduce nervous tension.
Jewellery decorations to meet the Yellow Earth Dog
Indeed, what is the best choice for meeting the main winter holiday – New Year’s Day? According to Chinese horoscope, the new 2018 belongs to the yellow earth dog. However, the very New Year’s day still belongs to the Red Rooster. So, you should respect both signs. Sunny colors and glitter of gold, jewelry and accessories should not be screaming. Meanwhile, the very combination of color and the elements of the future symbol of the year implies their presence, especially on New Year’s Eve. In short, in the priority – jewelry from gold.
Andrew Logan multicolored mirror glass jewellery
Famous modern British artist, sculptor and jewelry designer Andrew Logan creates amazing ornaments from used and new glass. Meanwhile, each decoration is a miniature sculpture, made by hand from a multicolored mirror glass and semi-precious stones, set in resin. According to his ornaments, the favorite motifs of the designer are fauna, flora, planets, celebrities, fashion and gods.
Andrew Logan became known in Russia since his first exhibition in Moscow, in the gallery “Rose of Azora” at the first art fair “Art-Moscow”. The exposition of works of the artist became a sensation and entered the top-lists of the fair. Noteworthy, Andrew Logan himself is a man of style. A man of legend, he is the author of the contest “Alternative Miss World” in London. The talented designer has created a stunning gallery of jewelry work, which immediately became appreciated by the fashionable audience. All glossy magazines featured works by Logan, and in particular, Logan himself, because the very image of this man is the ideal embodiment of the “esthetic” bohemia of the late twentieth century. In fact, Andrew Logan – one of those who determined the external appearance of the world in which we live.
Russian creative jewellery company Sirin
In fact, in the heavy post-Soviet 1990s, lots of new jewelry firms, art studios and associations of designers-jewelers appeared in Russia. Many then thought that jewelry production was the right step to financial success. However, it was a misconception that led to the disappearance of many one-day firms. Nevertheless, the jewelry company “Sirin”, with its installation for creativity, still occupies one of the leading places in the jewelry world. Jewelry by “Sirin” decorates collections of Russian and foreign connoisseurs of jewelry art. Undoubtedly, the talent of the leading artists of Sirin – Tatyana Zharkova and Natalya Nagurnaya, and the skill of the jewelers of the firm became the key to quality and success.
Buryat woman traditional jewellery decorations
First of all, Buryat women paid great attention to jewelry. Female ornaments of eastern Buryats were distinguished by complexity and multicomponent. Made mainly of silver with inserts from coral (the most valuable was considered pink coral), turquoise and amber. Traditionally, the headdress of the Eastern Buryats is as follows: the upper part of the headdress denotes the sky – tengeri, red tassels – the rays of the sun – the naran, the lower part – the ground – the gasar. Hanging on the chest from a headdress, temple ornaments and earrings symbolize the stars, the sun, the moon, rain, snow, etc. Neck and breast decorations (guu) have fertile symbolism and correspond to the sign – Earth.
Eternally Fashionable Precious choker
Modern fashion is such a complicated thing that it is impossible to say definitely what is fashionable now and what is not. In this continuous eclectic, now and then seemingly well forgotten, and in due time – cult things pop up. Undoubtedly, one of them is collar, or choker. In English you can also find the name collar, and even earlier the choker had an absolutely unethical name – “dog collar” (in French – collier de chien). Of course, if you go into more detail, then, in theory, collar is a decoration that fits tightly around your neck, while the choker located at its very base. Nevertheless, now these concepts have merged and became applied to both options.