Lovely Finds: Druzy

Truly woozy.

It’s like.

All over, Suzy.

Shimmery, natural gemstones…

D R U Z Y

(or Drusy or Druse)

is the obsession du jour.

Love stoned and rocked

by

sparkly,

galactic-tastic,

dreamy von dreamy,

druzy doozy properties.

My smoky druzies set in sterling from Nixin ($78)

Why?

The natural beauty of these gemstones

 highlights nature’s artwork.

And nature’s

artwork?

Hard to beat.

Nicki of Nixin educated me:

druzy is an effect, not a type of stone…

a coating of a fine layer of miniature crystals

on a rock fracture surface, vein,

or within a vug or geode.

For those friends in blogland who know me well,

do you suppose it’s just a coincidence I am

drawn to stones whose beauty increases

after fracture, trauma, or brokenness?

Researching druzy further,

Laurie taught me druzies are typically calcite or quartz.

She offers affordable stones at her online shop,

and you can even specify pre-drilled. 

NEATO THINGS

will have you on your way to transforming

druzy into unique adornment (a trio costs around $10).

Neatothings

Notice all druzies

are not neutral-hued BTW.

If bold color tingles your jingles,

taste the rainbow above.

Sarah Renee Designs

This blogger is partial to snowy white,

hushed pinks, and moonlight grey though.

*whoa, shocker* 

Aren’t these stunning hoops designed by

Sarah Renee

fabulously feminine?


Don’t get me started on hoops…

oooooooh lala…

and we shall absolutely not not not

obsess about the beachy blonde’s

glorious hair color.

Not one druzy bit.

Sarah Renee

Seen enough druzy?

Never!

Designers around the planet

incorporate the stones in uniquely artful ways.

In New York City for example…

NYC Jewelry

Devin

has an educational background

in fashion design

and now applies her flair

to fashionable pieces such as

these druzydreamz.

NYC Jewelry

Feelin a bit woozy?

Devin’s rosy druzies (below)

appeal to the romantic

ballerina within me.

Are they luscious, or are they luscious?

NYC Jewelry

Miles and miles from NYC,

in Arequipa, Peru,

the deeply compassionate

Johanna runs

R RUNAWAY

offering artfully rustic accessories.

Head turning Auquihato necklace from Rrunaway:

this druzy stone is pyrite (fool’s gold).

She styles pieces with an artist’s eye.

Can you grasp how such a necklace

can easily serve as an art

piece to display?

Rrunaway

Little cutie in the photo is Rosita,

who requires ongoing surgeries, and

30% of the Rrunaway profits

pay for medical treatment.

Johanna has a great sale going on.

Sufipriestess

Druzy for decor…

can you imagine replacing a tray of

seashells or pinecones in an entry

with silvery twinkling quartz instead?

So modern chic!

(Except my mom would gasp

“SHE’S CROSSED OVER TO

THE NEW AGE DARK SIDE!!”)

 SUFI PRIESTESS

(Starseed Enterprises)

digs druzy.

Literally.

From the Diamond Hill mine

in South Carolina, they recover

a gorgeous variety of natural stones,

and their prices are friendly to boot.

Starseed

Whew!

I’m woozy with fatigue…

and bummed I lacked

the rhymetastic courage

to call you a floozy

anywhere in

this post.

For true-zy!

 (I mean you could totally

pound me all bruise-y).

Would love to hear your thoughts

on druzy, lame wordplay, or

your lovely obsession du jour…

Peace to you right where you are.

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13 Comments

  1. August 26, 2011 / 8:03 pm

    i also meant to incorporate
    CHOOSY.

    shoot.

    m

  2. August 26, 2011 / 8:19 pm

    Omg these are gorgeous! I'm so glad to have found you through your comment on my blog! Newest follower 🙂
    Stacy

  3. August 27, 2011 / 6:13 pm

    Beautiful!! Thanks for stopping by my blog and the comment!

    The she hollered…I'm your newest follower!

    Sorry, it's ben awhile since I wrote any poetry. lol

  4. August 27, 2011 / 7:15 pm

    i love followers old and new! so happy to meet you newbies.

    michele

  5. August 27, 2011 / 9:56 pm

    you have a lovely blog! thanks for visiting mine. newest follower.
    x

  6. August 28, 2011 / 8:07 am

    Absolutely brilliant!!!! Druzy woozy fantasticuzy!! Does that make sense? Im blown. Do you know, where i stay, there is a place called colaba causeway and over there they sell it on either side of the road! I do have a couple of brilliant earrings made with these glittering gems, at a price that'll surprise you. all below 20$.

    How sweet of you to drop by my blog!! Grabbing your blog button now. C you around.

  7. August 29, 2011 / 2:30 pm

    M,

    How precious! Truly beautiful and Sarah looks so serene also.

    Super fun post to read, M… only you!!!! 🙂

    Hey, I meant to tell you that I just won that GORGEOUS necklace because I saw you twitting about the giveaway. Can you believe it? So, thank you also! 🙂

    Have a great day, sweetie!

    xo

    Luciane at HomeBunch.com

  8. August 29, 2011 / 11:26 pm

    I'm swoozy
    from absorbing
    all this druzy
    goodness! I'd
    love to have
    some simply to
    pile in a little
    silver bowl….
    yum yum : ) Of
    course, earrings
    would be nice…
    or a pendant…
    or…..!
    xx Suzanne

  9. August 30, 2011 / 4:25 am

    I've seen these and yet I come and see them again. I'm under the druzy spell.

  10. August 30, 2011 / 9:06 pm

    Why have I never heard it called druzy? Oooh but it's all sparkly and me likes me some sparkly goodness!

    This boozy floozy is lovin' your choosy druzy 😉

    xxx

  11. August 31, 2011 / 10:45 am

    I am all druzied out! I have a small collection of crystals to help heal stuff in my life. I'm not 100% that it works, but as your post shows, they make you feel better just by looking at them. My fave is a polished pyrite orb and to hold it and feel it heat up is quite amazing!
    Z xx

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