Geology

Did you say rocks are boring? Not to a petrologist.

Very few people know that I get to work on rocks in a microscopic level - that is, I analyze rocks in thin sections (as thin as a strand of hair!). ¬†Volcanic rocks (the one extruded by volcanoes or frozen lavas), while they look dull in hand specimen, are actually pretty under a microscope. These… Continue reading Did you say rocks are boring? Not to a petrologist.

Designing Jewelry

Aquatica Necklace

The freedom to combine colors and materials is what's best about art! I made this freestyle necklace by combining shells I picked up years ago from a beach in Mindanao, turquoise gemstone, paper beads, brass wire, mother of pearl, citrine gemstone, vintage metal charms and freshwater pearl. I used brass 1.0 mm hard wire I… Continue reading Aquatica Necklace