Exceptional Gem Rhodolite Garnet East Africa This color of garnet derives its name from rhododendron colored garnets first discovered in North Carolina in the late Though the present gem is from more recent discoveries in Tanzania, rhodolite gar
A large silver alloy Carolingian lidded vessel, part of the hoard of Viking treasure unearthed by metal-detecting enthusiast Derek McLennan, in one of the most significant finds of its kind ever made in Scotland. reported in the Guardian, October, 2014
Papaver somniferum 'Candy Floss' is one of my favourite recent discoveries, an opium poppy bred as a cut flower so this one holds on to its petals even in the vase. For the poppy lover like me this is an unmissable plant.
Nineveh, near present day Mosul, Iraq. Nineveh was one of the oldest and greatest cities in antiquity. The area was settled as early as 6000 BC and, by 3000 BC, had become an important religious center for worship of the Assyrian goddess Ishtar.
tracing it's fascinating history all the way back to in Ancient Egypt. For centuries, signet rings have been used to signify authority and seal business transactions, with symbols engraved in stone or etched in metal
Bryn Celli Ddu - a prehistoric site on the Welsh island of Anglesey located near Llanddaniel Fab. Its name means 'the mound in the dark grove'. The Summer Solstice sun lights up a quartz stone at the back of the chamber.
Sew and Use Packing Cubes
Hey y’all, today I’m sharing how to sew and use packing cubes. Packing cubes are a recent discovery of mine. And you might be a skeptic (like the Coach) about why and how they’re even useful. Like why pack your things in one bag just to pack them in another? I am a famously light Read the Rest...