Time to Retire

The time has come and as mentioned in the most recent posts, Sundust will be retiring. Without too much reiteration from the previous posts, I do wish to offer my sincerest gratitude to all of my supporters and customers over the years. I could not have asked for more...

Sundust Philosophy

When I first conceived of Sundust as an extension of my creative work I felt it embodied my ideas about everything: about worldly relations and attachments, recycling of elements, the creative process, fertility, death and rebirth, life in general. While I still...

Heart Collecting

How could I have a February post without hearts? I wouldn’t. Valentine’s Day has its adorers and haters alike, of course. But for the sake of love, hearts and cupid darts, let’s just share the love for now. I went through an obsessive heart phase, you have no clue. I...

Healing Stone Jewelry

Since they were first unearthed gemstones have been revered for physical beauty. Eventually different cultures assigned various properties to stones depending on their characteristics, where they were found, or other particular factors of influence relative to the...

Farewell Summer

The last day of summer has passed swiftly. It has been beautifully warm with sunny blue skies and a glowing pink sunset as a final kiss for this season. I cannot cling to it, but must let go and welcome the fall just as the cycle of life perpetuates. Some matter is...

Shaman’s Desert Rose

Desert rose crystal is a beautiful variety of selenite gypsum. The crystal is birthed into formation through a process involving water, sand and wind, occurring in desert regions and evaporative arid salt basins. Through exposure and moisture condensation an elegant...