Musing on the Muse

  I'm still in search of my own voice. I've tried to follow trends of what seems popular. What Instagram audiences like, what gets a lot of Likes, what is popular. Not only did that stuff not sell, it left me dissatisfied, empty. So many following trends, chasing a living of someone else's dream. Guilty … Continue reading Musing on the Muse

Spiritual Healing Jewelry

Over on my website, http://www.marendunnstudio.com, I have a lot of spiritual healing jewelry. I have many quartz necklaces: tangerine quartz, spirit quartz, lithium quartz, all of which have great energy. They are also excellent chakra stones, depending on the color of the stone. You can meditate with my jewelry on the correct chakra, or use … Continue reading Spiritual Healing Jewelry

Labradorite, Healing Gemstone, Stone of Shamans

Healing Labradorite is the magic stone of shamans. It is magical, changeable, luminescent. It is a stone of great energy. The meaning of labradorite, from this site: http://www.healing-crystals-for-you.com/labradorite-crystal.html "Labradorite Crystal is a stone of magic, awakening within you mystical and magical abilities and psychic powers. It has within it a deeply felt resonance that is … Continue reading Labradorite, Healing Gemstone, Stone of Shamans

Tourmaline as Healing Gemstone

Tourmaline is a beautiful stone, both in its rough form and polished. I use the raw form in a lot of my jewelry. The common colors I use are black, green and watermelon. The pink is part of the watermelon tourmaline, which I hadn't learned until recently. Not only is it beautiful, it is an … Continue reading Tourmaline as Healing Gemstone

Transformation

Seven years ago, I put the wine bottle down. I made a decision that changed everything. I found art, I found full blown anxiety and ADD, I found struggles, I found joy. What I hadn't found was my true self, my purpose. Who I was at my core. I have always wondered if others knew … Continue reading Transformation

I Am Enough

I was thinking about fire as I journeyed this AM. How fire is transformative. It renews forests. It transforms metal. It turns our flesh and blood back to the original ash and earth from which we sprang forth. And fire in the way of tribulation tempers us. It makes us strong. Able to live more … Continue reading I Am Enough

The Healing Powers of Cilantro Coriander

I journeyed on the healing power of herbs and Cilantro came up. As always, what I got was amazingly close to the literature, which I hadnt looked at. I got these: - digestion - skin care - anxiety When I looked it up, this is what I found: - digestion - anxiety - detoxification You … Continue reading The Healing Powers of Cilantro Coriander

Raw Ruby Necklace, Gemstone Healing StoneĀ 

I made this gemstone healing necklace with ruby and sterling silver. It is handmade and goes with everything. The ruby is approximately an inch tall for reference. I love to use raw or rough stones in my jewelry, as they are as close to Mother Earth as we can get. Here is some information on … Continue reading Raw Ruby Necklace, Gemstone Healing StoneĀ