Posts Tagged ‘Minerals’

About Amethyst

From sumptuous deep royal purples to delicate lilac amethyst is just lovely for jewellery but I love it in it natural form in Geodes especially when in conjunction with agate. […]

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

I was fortunate enough a little while ago to visit the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.  I had heard that they had some remains of the now extinct Dodo […]

Featured in The Field

We are delighted that Charlotte Bailey Rocks Fossils & Minerals has been featured in this month’s edition of The Field magazine.  The article focuses on the growth in the use […]

Lapis Lazuli – Charlotte’s Stock Picks

This is one of my favourite minerals and is the stone we chose for my engagement ring, alongside diamond, so therefore very special to me. It is such a beautiful […]

Auctions

I am puzzled … I was looking at some of the prices achieved at auctions where, occasionally, minerals and fossils were featured. Some of the prices are extraordinarily high compared […]

Citrine – Charlotte’s Stock Picks

I am very lucky to have, as part of my stock, two beautiful double terminated Citrine crystals – they are just such subtle, pale yellow, quartz crystals. The name comes, […]

Rose Quartz – Charlotte’s Stock Picks

Rose Quartz is such a soft pink coloured stone that I like it best in its natural form. However, I do have to admit to having two tiny polished eggs […]

Dendrites – Charlotte’s Stock Picks

These are just wonderful mini-landscapes; amazing pictures created by nature often referred to as “fossil tree ferns” and I think they are absolutely fascinating. Dendritic crystal growth is what they […]

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Well it’s that time again ! We have, at least, this year managed to restrain ourselves until the very end of October.  Now, with the doormat invisible underneath piles of […]

Fair Munchen – Fossils Galore !

Thursday 25th October – this afternoon I am off via Heathrow to Munich.  Tickets in bag ready for tomorrow’s opening of the Munich Fossil and Mineral show. Purported  to be […]