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Modern Bagua Map

Modern Bagua Map - FengShui Accents The bagua map (BAH-gwa) is a very basic tool used in feng shui to learn which parts of a space–-such as a home, office building, room or yard–-correlate with particular areas of life. Once we know which area of a space corresponds to which life aspiration, we can enhance our [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:23-06:00May 13th, 2016|Gemstone Qualities|Comments Off on Modern Bagua Map

Where’s the Best Spot for a Thriving Terrarium?

When it comes to gardening, sometimes often varying and harsh weather conditions can lower our hopes for a yard full of flourishing plants. A good way to outwit Mother Nature is by experimenting with terrariums. These tiny, enclosed ecosystems are not only easy to maintain and care for, but they are perfect as gifts or décor [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:23-06:00August 17th, 2015|Terrariums|Comments Off on Where’s the Best Spot for a Thriving Terrarium?

Is Pyrite Fool’s Gold or Better than Gold?

Initially thought to be gold, pyrite is also nicknamed fool's gold. Pyrite mostly comes in clusters, but you can also find pyrite in stunning shapes of cubes and globes. Is it fool's gold or better than gold? Pyrite jewelry is gaining popularity, along with many pyrite carvings. Within its gleaming beauty is a stone of hidden fire, [...]

By |2015-10-28T13:56:15-06:00August 14th, 2015|Gemstone Qualities|Comments Off on Is Pyrite Fool’s Gold or Better than Gold?

Types of Soil to Use In a Terrarium

If you want to create an intriguing display, encase a small garden in a glass container to form a terrarium. Different from an outdoor garden, a terrarium provides a warm and humid atmosphere with everything your plants need and with very little maintenance, provided you use the correct type of soil. Soil, however, is only [...]

By |2015-10-28T13:57:08-06:00August 13th, 2015|Terrarium Supplies, Terrariums|Comments Off on Types of Soil to Use In a Terrarium

Is Citrine the Wealth Crystal?

Citrine - commonly associated with money, wealth and success, is rare in nature. Most of the citrine you find on the market is actually heat treated amethyst. It is not easy to recognize genuine citrine, but it is relatively easy to see if the so-called citrine is a modified amethyst. The color of this stone [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:23-06:00August 12th, 2015|Citrine, Gemstone Qualities|Comments Off on Is Citrine the Wealth Crystal?

Choosing Suitable Plants for your Terrarium

We know it is important to have one in the house, so we put together a guide to choosing suitable plants for your terrarium. Building terrariums is a fun hobby that adults and kids can enjoy together. Not only is it full of fun, it's a great time for bonding and learning. It’s also easy as pie. In an [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:23-06:00August 11th, 2015|Terrarium Supplies, Terrariums|Comments Off on Choosing Suitable Plants for your Terrarium

Chalcedony the Nurturing Quartz Crystal

Chalcedony is a demure, subtle and mystic, cool and serene crystal. It has an inviting, soft blue translucence that invokes a stillness of silent reverence. It's calming, and speaks of spirit and trust. Here are some spiritual benefits of Chalcedony. Chalcedony is a member of the Quartz family with a cryptocrystalline structure, perfect for magnifying [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:23-06:00August 10th, 2015|Gemstone Qualities|Comments Off on Chalcedony the Nurturing Quartz Crystal

Create your own Terrarium in 8 Easy Steps

Not sure how easy it is to create your own terrarium? Here are eight easy steps to get you started. Add a little green to your indoor space with an eye-catching terrarium! Not only are they a great oxygen booster, terrariums are easy to create and can be made in a variety of sizes. Change up [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:23-06:00August 7th, 2015|Terrarium Supplies, Terrariums|Comments Off on Create your own Terrarium in 8 Easy Steps

Rose Quartz For Love, Romance and Self-Acceptance

Rose quartz is one of the most popular crystals in healing, jewelry, as well as Feng Shui. Famous for attracting and keeping love, rose quartz is also used when it comes to healing one's heart from pain and disappointment. It is inexpensive and can be found as smooth tumbled stones in most gift shops and [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:26-06:00August 6th, 2015|Gemstone Qualities, Rose Quartz|Comments Off on Rose Quartz For Love, Romance and Self-Acceptance

Aquamarine – Promote Peace & Calmness

There is something soothing and eternal about the quiet energy of aquamarine - not just another color. This serene stone has the most beautiful blue green colors seen in the gemstone world. The name aquamarine means “sea water”.   Aquamarine, just like the emerald, is a variety of beryl. In its light blue-green shades aquamarine can be quite affordable, but the deeper blue color aquamarine [...]

By |2016-10-18T02:22:26-06:00August 6th, 2015|Aquamarine, Gemstone Qualities|Comments Off on Aquamarine – Promote Peace & Calmness