owl collage give children a piece of construction paper with an outline of an owl... give them torn pieces of brown (multi hue) paper to glue inside the outline, then have them glue two yellow circles & two black circles (eyes) then glue one orange triangle. Cute!
Fabergé hen. This is one of the finest examples of the use by Fabergé of hardstones - the piece of agate selected is mid-reddish brown with a milky white striation that perfectly captures the sheen of the hen's feathers. Commissioned by King Edward VII, 1907 (the Sandringham Commission).
MOJITO Refreshing, boozy, minty goodness. Who said we could only have one? Serves 8 500ml water 1 lime, juiced A handful of mint 3 tbsp brown sugar 0.5 tsp rum Cut eight thin slices of lime then juice the rest. Add it to the water and sugar and then heat until the sugar has completely dissolved. Keep eight mint leaves spare but steep the rest in the mix for 10 minutes. Get a piece of lime and a mint leaf into each lolly mould, mix the rum into your sugar water and pour into the…
Exceptionally Fine and Large Boulder Opal Queensland, Australia This is an extraordinary boulder opal both in terms of its size but also due to the vividness and strength of its color. Contour polished to reveal the gem-quality blue and green seam of opalization upon its rich brown ironstone matrix. This is a large, yet wearable opal sure to make a "statement piece" pendant; and a durable one at that, due to the stability provided by the ironstone matrix.