Let It Shine!

November 05, 2015

Let It Shine!

spectrolite Labradorite pendant Necklace
Spectrolite/ Labradorite Pendant 
rough stone origin: Madagascar

 When I first started cutting in 1993 
 I was taught that we only called material 
 that came from The Labrador Mountains Labradorite, 
 The rest we called Spectrolite.
The tides have changed.
Almost everyone in the world calls all this type of stone Labradorite, 
 unless it is if Finland, 
 then it is call it Spectrolite.
Don't think there is a definitive "right" answer.
As Shakespeare wrote in Romeo and Juliet
"A rose by any other name would smell as sweet"

Recently, a beautiful women came in to the studio
and purchased a spectrolite pendant.

She asked about spectrolite,
and I immediately experienced a choir of voices singing in my head.
what I heard I have fondly come to know as,
 the spectrolite theme song...

This little light of mine,
I'm gonna let it shine.
(oh yeah!)
This little light of mine 
I'm gonna let it shine
(oh yeah!!)
This little light of mine,
I'm gonna let it shine.
Let it shine
let it shine
Let it shine!!!!

We all have something unique to bring to this mad beautiful world...

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