- San Francisco, Ca, United States
- I am a woman, wife, mother. I love the life i've lived and the life i live now. i love my partner, my 5 children, my friends and my home. I also love creating jewelry for the beautiful women who want to look chic, have fun, and love the lives they live too!
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Vision in Green Earrings - About Uvarovite
Now if you took a moment to take a peek at the brand spanking new www.TeresaT.com store and its contents, you might have come across a pretty unusual pair of earrings i have christened 'Vision in Green' - yeah, i know - but it was either that or Green Goddess ... anyhow, i thought i would give you a little background to these compellingly attractive and rarely seen gems. The'official' name of this gem is Uvarovite Garnet. It is a rare gem mined in eastern europe; often as here, a mesmerizing emerald green in color. It was named after Count S S Uvarov back in the 1700s, a Russian statesman and ardent collector of mined minerals. Yes! teresat does romance too! I have described it as 'drusy' as this is a description used for a natural surface coating of fine crystals that sparkle