gems, stones, and crystals seem to be in the spotlight these days and i am loving all the attention they are getting. created by nature. their texture and colors are a design enthusiasts dream.
thanks to nelya povolotsky on pinterest i was introduced to the webshop, cisthene, owned and operated by jen altman. the book in the first photo titled, Gem and Stone: Jewels of Earth, Sea, and Sky is by jen altman and published by chronicle books. it features 50 of the world's most beautiful gems, rocks, metals, and minerals.