Home From the Show

Wow, another amazing Gem and Mineral show. Just when you think it can’t get any better, the universe throws something magical your way. I went to this show with a shopping list of a number of things I needed, and found them all. What was unexpected were the Master Teachers that presented themselves. First, a 111 lb Smokey Quartz Point, partially polished, with the back and one side natural, an Elestial. My heart stopped for a second. These beings are Ascended Masters, in stone form. I had to buy it. Whether it stays here and helps, or whether it goes, is totally up to it, not me. I couldn’t leave it. Next, a 30 lb natural Citrine Point, water clear, crazy rainbows. Two Bolivian Amethyst clusters from the Anahai Mine, which is now closed, in deep, delicious purple. Wow. I bought 7 Chrysocolla spheres, hand cut and polished, from Peru. 7 more large Obsidian spheres, and more Obsidian pendants.

I found large Star Rose Quartz spheres, 5″, from Madagascar, the home of the best Rose Quartz in the world. A 4.5″ Rutilated Quartz Sphere, with some green Tourmaline. I bought some gorgeous palm-sized hearts, Smokey Quartz, 6 Amazonite, clear Quartz, and more Labradorite with great flash.

I bought a huge Quartz Elestial Cathedral, seen in the photo lying down. It’s amazing. I bought 5 Shungite spheres, 4″, more Shungite bracelets, and Ruby in Fuschite Shiva Lingams. I also found 8 beautiful Smokey Elestials, two are ” Hopper formations, ” my favorites.

The only things I had no luck finding were Hematite spheres and large Rhodonite spheres.

There is so much more, but too much to list. It’s all out of the boxes, priced, and displayed. Now to list it all. Oh. My. God.

Another Gem and Mineral Show Ahead


We’re headed to Massachusetts on Friday to a huge Gem and Mineral show. I go to this show every August, it’s the largest on the East coast, with dealers from all over the world. Last year I found some of the most spectacular specimens ever. Let’s see what this year brings. I’m excited.

** 110 lb Elestial Smokey Quartz in my office, part of my support system. A Master Teacher.

Monthly Forecast For August

Cecil the lionLeo is the sign that epitomizes summertime: fiery, fun, and intense. We have a number of powerful planetary aspects this month. Let’s look at some of them.

The Moon will be in Sagittarius, another Fire sign, on 8/2, making a lovely Trine to the Sun in Leo, while it also trines Mars in Leo. Wow. If you’re looking for a day with the thrust and momentum to start a new project, or to bring an old one over the finish line, this is the day. The Moon also makes a fortunate aspect to Jupiter, bringing optimism and good will towards what you’re doing. On 8/3, the Moon conjunct to Saturn brings patience and stability, while trining Uranus, the freedom planet. New ideas and new beginnings are the order of the day.

8/7 brings us the Full Moon and Lunar Eclipse, with the Sun in Leo and the Moon in Aquarius. This is a powerful Eclipse, with the potential to shake things up on a large scale. There may be revelations about racketeering, espionage, and corruption that precipitate major changes. Investigative work that has been being done behind the scenes may now be made public, creating shock waves that challenge the denial paralyzing some members of the Republican Party. On a personal level, it is a powerful day for breakthroughs, helping to access the subconscious and the truth. Obstacles to healing can be removed.

8/8 and 8/9 and 8/10 are soft and lovely, with the Moon in gentle, compassionate Pisces forming some wonderful aspects for meditation, reflection, communication, and balance.

8/12 is powerful, with the Moon in Aries forming a T-cross involving Jupiter and Pluto. Don’t engage in power plays with others. Be the observer wherever possible. Mercury turns retrograde on the 12th, for 3 weeks, bringing the usual communication and travel snafus. Fun.

8/14 is very positive, with the Moon in steady, stabilizing Taurus making a number of aspects that restore faith and optimism, as well as the energy to restructure. The 20th and 21st are very good, with another powerful Eclipse on the 21st, the New Moon and Solar Eclipse with the Sun and Moon at 28 degrees of Leo. This Eclipse is phenomenal, with the Sun and Moon trining Uranus in Aries, a powerful force for change and new beginnings. Charge forward into whatever you have been wanting to do. The sky is the limit.

The 27th is wonderful, with the Scorpio Moon making several good aspects. The 30th and 31st are also very good days, again, very high vibrational days.

August is going to be a powerhouse month. Take advantage of all of the fire, passion, courage, and opportunities it offers. Have fun. Do something different. Fall in love with someone or something. Dance. Sing. Grow. Be brave. Be playful. Have a blast. Blessings, Judith

** Art by Aaron Blaise, dedicated to Cecil the lion. **