Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for August 12th, 2014

One Word Photo Challenge: Emerald

“It’s just beryl,” says my husband when mineral talk turns to emeralds. Scornful like. It troubles him that precious stones such as diamond and emerald are so incredibly plentiful relative to the rarer mineral species yet they command huge dollars on the cut-stone market. You have to hand it to De Beers for outstanding marketing. His scorn is further enhanced by the fact the perfectly gorgeous natural crystals are put […]

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