The design of this opal necklace includes a pair of detachable earrings. Courtesy of Impressions Ltd. Photo by Robert Weldon. GIA. (01/13/15)
You have no idea how hard I've looked for a gift to bring You. Nothing seemed right. What's the point of bringing gold to the gold mine, or water to the ocean. Everything I came up with was like taking spices to the Orient. It's no good giving my heart and my soul because you already have these. So I've brought you a mirror. Look at yourself and remember me. ~ Rumi (Cairns, Queensland)
Cueva de Altamira #Cantabria #Spain #Travel #Caves
Las sencillas esculturas con piedras del camino de Sharon Nowlan
Otto Steiniger | This poster, originally created for the Black Keys, got accepted into the 55th Annual Awards Show and will be on view at the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators New York.
📍Ise, Japan: While in #Ise and its surrounding regions, we visited some of the most important temples and shrines in #Shintoism. Highlights included hiking #kumanokodo, the Shinto pilgrimage path that people have taken for more than a thousand years, #Isejingu or #Isegrandshrine, a complex that includes the shrine where the sun goddess #Amaterasu is believed to dwell, #Meotoiwa, or shrine called the “married couple rocks,” and #Tsumekirifudoson, a temple where Kūkai, the founder of the…
The Dom Pedro aquamarine’s long and winding path to the Smithsonian
The largest Aquamarine in the world, called Dom Pedro, is 14 inches tall and weighs 10,363 carats. That’s the heft of a barbell, nearly five pounds. / Smithsonian National Museum