I was bit by he "rock bug" back in the year 2004 while on vacation in Montana, where I had my first experience digging for quartz crystals at "Crystal Park." After that, I was hooked.
My name is Yvonne and I am a full time educator whose hobby turned into a business. My closest friend (Maryann) and I enjoy cutting, polishing and creating pieces of art. We each have our areas of expertise in the lapidary work we do, with some of our skills overlapping.
Over the years I have purchased a wide variety of lapidary equipment so I can do my own cutting and polishing. We both enjoy turning these rough treasures into what I like to call "gemstone art" to be shared and appreciated. I believe in working only with 100% natural stones--not dyed or heat treated. I am disappointed to see so many mass produced items and dyed stones being sold on Etsy . We are…
- Joined May 31, 2008