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What is Mokume Gane?

What is Mokume Gane?

Mokume Gane has intrigued me for years.  I couldn’t figure out how they could make the wood grain designs using different color metals.  So my curiosity caught up with me! Mokume Gane Mokume Gane Cross in hand Mokume means wood eye and Gane means...
Peridot Semi-Prescious Gemstone

Peridot Semi-Prescious Gemstone

Peridot is a semi-prescious gemstone with a lovely green color.  The color can actually vary from a rich green to a pale yellow-green, to olive-green.  It all depends on how much magnesium there is. Where does Peridot Come From? Most of the peridot seen in jewelry...