"The Emperor Nicholas II gave this Egg to his wife, the Empress Alexandra Fedorovna for Easter 1896. Made of rock crystal, it is surmounted by a large cabochon Siberian emerald finial. It contains a dozen miniatures with gold frames showing views of palaces in Britain, Germany as well as Russia that have a personal association with the Empress." [text from Virginia Museum of Fine Arts]
The holidays are upon us with just days to go before the celebrations kick off. We love thinking about the best gifts to give friends, family, and co-workers at the end of the year, and our editors got a head start on planning for 2012 so that you have
Dozens of questions probably come to mind as you explore the power of crystal healing, especially if you are just starting to use crystals or work with an energy healer. Crystals have been used for thousands of years by ancient and modern civilizations to help alleviate physical, spiritual, and mental ailments. You can bring the energy of powerful crystals into your home and everyday life by learning a few crystal basics. We’ve answered our most-asked questions about healing crystals.
Dozens of crystal beads and rhinestone jewels are woven into a vine of open leaves in this bridal hair jewelry design. This bridal headpiece is flexible and could be worn in several different fashions. It is 8 inches long and inches high.