In Memory

Not too long ago a woman called us, her speech a little pressured. She needed several Imagine Mermaid Message stones, in a hurry. When she told me why, my heart sank. Her younger brother had passed. His memorial service was in a few days so we needed to rush the order. My customer wanted Imagine stones because her brother loved John Lennon. We completed the order, shipped it, and then the lad…

Snooty the Manatee

Snooty the Manatee lived in the warm waters of the Parker Manatee Aquarium of the South Florida Museum. He was raised in captivity and lived to be 69 years old, possibly the oldest manatee ever. He was beloved by all and his birthday was celebrated every year at the museum. Snooty died tragically due to an accident. We are very honored to have been chosen by the museum to create a memorial sea sto…

In Defense of Hard Work

I am often accused of working too hard. It isn’t that I think that no one can accomplish tasks better than I, or a desperation to make money, I just love what I do. Monday is my favorite day of the week because I can go back to work. I wish everyone had work that they enjoyed so much. The difference in a passionate person and a workaholic is joy. Here are warning signs of workaholism: Y…

The C'hai Lady

Once in a while you meet someone that touches your soul so completely that you feel you’ve known them before. My friend, Phyllis Newman is one of those people. In the early 2000s Phyllis was buying Chai stones from a Hallmark near her home in Michigan. The store went out of business, but not before sharing their source of Chai stones with her. Phyllis called us directly, and our friendship be…