Spodumene is a mineral mined for lithium. When it is coloured pink or lilac from trace amounts of manganese, it is called Kunzite. I like how the natural striations in the stones pick up the light.
The Giving Gifts Cooperative (4570 Main Street) is celebrating its 1 year anniversary by raising money for Somaly-Mam, an organization to help woman in Cambodia escape Human Trafficking and build lives as artists and entrepreneurs. Please come by the store during the month of April and check out all the lovely prizes we are raffling off. And just because you came in, we will donate a $1 to Somaly-Mam. The raffle ticket has been drawn, congrats to the winner and thanks for supporting a great cause!