Monday, March 4, 2013

Druzy Geode Jewelry Designs



Jewelry Designers are Blinding us with Earth Science

Jewelry designers are using beautiful stones and rocks to create jewelry designs.  They turn real geodes—hollow rocks lined with crystals—into stunning wearable art.
So, let’s start at the beginning: how do you get a hollow rock with lots of sparkling crystals inside? First you need a hollow rock.Geodes start their lives as a hollow bubble inside a layer of rock. As the mineral-rich water moves on through the bubble, tiny crystals are left behind, clinging to the sides of the bubble. 





Millions of years pass while this in and out flow of water gradually builds crystals inside the empty space. The crystal formations might become large single crystals or tightly packed micro-crystals, so small that you can’t even distinguish one from another.


Natural Earth Jewelry

Druzy is a layer of crystals that form within a mineral crust, like the inner cavity of a geode. Do you remember when you were little and you would crack open a rock and find the shiny middle? That is what druzy reminds me of, and essentially, that is what it is. The jewelry is most commonly made of titanium druzy, but amethyst and quartz are also popular stones used in druzy pieces. Depending on the stone, the color of druzy can range from a light pink to gunmetal grey.
Druzy is great because it is so different; it is dramatic but has a very organic feel to it at the same time. I think druzy, especially in the lighter shades, is the perfect accessory for this summer. If you're into the look as much as I am but don't want to dish out the cash for a designer piece, check out stores like  Secret Garden Gems for great druzy finds that won’t break the bank!

16 comments:

  1. Hi there Ronni.. love statement pieces .. and those certainly have a presence ... cheers to beautiful creations !!

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  2. I've been noticing these when you share them on facebook. I just love the look of them.

    CArol

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  3. Very nice. I also like that pair of Jet Black Crystal earrings but when I click the photo it takes me to blue earrings that are sold?

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    1. Ah Yes they are sold Mcatherine Thanks for reminding me to update

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  4. These pendant and earrings are so unique and beautiful!

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  5. I have always wondered what Druzy was...thanks for sharing

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  6. I never saw stones like these..they are beautiful..

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  7. WOW I love druzy. Thanks for the neat information. Pretty, Pretty,Pretty!

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  8. Thank you so much for sharing! I love the geode earrings - very creative, and like so many others wondered what druzzy was!

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  9. I have never heard of the hollow rocks before! How interesting and absolutely beautiful!

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  10. Really like your work. Do you do any belly piercing jewelry or Marilyn Monroe jewelry?

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  11. I have always wondered how in the world that happened. Lovely pieces once again!

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