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What is Sea Glass? What is Beach Glass? Beach & Sea Glass Jewelry

Want to increase your chances of happening upon some sea glass? Think like a historian. Since glass shards can take decades (or even centuries) to form into smooth, luminous artifacts, hit the beaches near old factories, Colonial-era settlements, or shipwrecks, such as Lake Erie, Pennsylvania; Gloucester, Massachusetts; or Fort Bragg, California, says S. Deacon Ritterbush, […]

Northern Lights in Iceland

When is the best time to see the Northern Lights in Iceland? Where is the best place to hunt for the auroras in Iceland, and where is the best place to see them in Reykjavík? Continue reading for an ultimate guide to hunting the Northern Lights in Iceland.

Rose Succulents — They Look Like Out Of A Fairytale

Called Greenovia Dodrentalis, these succulents have curved layered petals that make the plants look just like roses. Mostly they’re found in the Canary Islands but we would say they belong somewhere in a fairy tale because of how unique and magical they look! Keep on scrolling to check out some pictures of this stunning rose-shaped […]

Fossil Coral Gemstone Information

Fossil coral is a natural type of gemstone formed by ancient corals. Corals are made up of small invertebrate animals, known as zooids, that look like tiny sea anemones. They feed on small food particles they find in the water around them. The proper name for fossil coral is ‘agatized coral’ or ‘agatized fossil coral’, […]