Proposal:  Independent  Businesses Could Steer Consumers Toward Sustainable and Socially Responsible Gemstones

Points of Healing, Points of Mine is a series of posts discussing the interweavings of conversations of crystal therapy, alternative healing, science & conservation, and eco-consumerism. Introduction Crystals are big business. They have the ability to sweep us up in fantasy and luxury, and they have captured the imagination of Western alternative healing and spirituality,…

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Controversy & Conservation: An Interview with Nicholas Pearson

Points of Healing, Points of Mine is a series of posts discussing the interweavings of conversations of crystal therapy, alternative healing, science & conservation, and eco-consumerism. Not all authors within the metaphysical crystal and gem community would be willing to address the controversial questions I have gradually been accumulating. Nicholas Pearson is versed in science and…

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