Semi-precious stones, including turquoise, white howlite
, malachite, lapis lazuli and tiger eye are complemented by chiselled metal decorations that "recall the symbolism of ancient oriental dynasties, in an imaginary journey through distant and mysterious lands" the company added.
Antonio Silva, London, for copies of Jules Sauer O Caminho Das Pedras by Mariucha Monero and The Eras of the Diamond by Jules Roger Sauer, as well as samples of dendritic agate, howlite
, kyanite, opal and various ornamental stones.
Thomas creates lamp finials out of slivers of malachite, howlite
and agate, as well as unusual specimens like inky iridescent labradorite, creamy blue-tinged chrysophase and petrified wood.
This intricate piece by Australian jewellery designer Jessica Lambert was meticulously hand-made using plated copper, dyed pearls, gold plating, brass and howlite
For example, green-tinted jade beads, an oxidized sterling silver-plated charm and silver beads reflect French Clary Sage's fresh blend of clary sage, cotton and watery floral notes, while amber-hued resin beads mix with rose gold-plated brass and howlite
stone beads and a rose gold-plated brass charm to evoke the rich scent of Tuscan Fig, with its fig, vanilla bean, honeysuckle and coconut wood notes.
For dogs competing in agility or other sports, Field emphasizes howlite
, a stone associated with communication.
He lacked cash for buying specimens, so he collected great quantities of howlite
nodules in Tick Canyon, cut and polished them using his homemade lapidary equipment, and traded them to mineral dealers in Europe, receiving European mineral specimens in exchange.
Working in a shop attached to the couple's home, Al says he's partial to howlite
, a stark white rock found mostly around Acton.
I couldn't get mad at something so funny, but I realized that if I ever ran out of dog food, I could give her a bowl of howlite
One occurrence was in a vug of colemanite with gypsum on the colemanite, with the exposed gypsum partially dissolved and mixed with howlite