August 30, 2017

     The weight of this stone conveys the responsibility of the awesome power contained within, the power of fire.

 As fire draws energy from wood, pyrite draws and funnels energy from the earth through your body supporting a strong will, creative discern...

August 6, 2017

     The birthstone for the month of August is peridot.  Peridot is one of the few gemstones to occur in only colour but can vary in intensity with dark olive-green gem quality peridot considered the most desirable due to its rarity.

      Ancient Ro...

June 30, 2017

Like unto trees absorbing carbon emissions from our environment smoky quartz absorbs negative vibrations bringing a sense peace to the air of any location.

Commonly considered an aid in clear focused thinking, this quartz is renown in Celtic history for enhancing surviv...

June 11, 2017

As one’s personal selection of gems, stones and crystals increases the linear space available to display each one properly decreases. Using display stands creates a multi-level ‘environment’ from which to exhibit your treasured collection among your favorite plants. Av...

June 1, 2017

“Pearls are always appropriate.” – Jackie Kennedy

Pearls are as classic and elegant as the famous ladies who preferred wearing them.  As the traditional gift for the 30th wedding anniversary and the birthstone for the month of June, pearls have long been thought by many...

May 1, 2017

As the spring rains create lush growth and the landscape slowly turns from grey to vibrant green, there is no better time to discuss the traditional birthstone for the month of May, which is emerald.

The name for this green coloured mineral is believed to come from the...

April 22, 2017

     At PLAINS of STONE we encourage the celebration of our environment on a daily basis. 

     We always had a strong connection with the natural world as it provides both the materials and inspiration.  This April 22 we encourage our friends, famil...