Pillars of Reality

The 4th dimension. The inspirational story for my art was while listening to Matias De Stefano on the Gaia website (initiation series). As a jewelry designer its a fantastic ride and a worthy muse in remembrance. Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) Outside the 3rd dimension of matter, we see and understand nothing. However, in the 4th … More Pillars of Reality

Sound Technology of our Ancient Ancestors Enables Internal Geometrics in Stone.

by Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) Today we shape rock and gemstones using abrasive scraping techniques.  Scraping and grinding are the same process of material removal. Hard material scraping away softer material.  We grind material down into flat planes using a high speed rotating diamond impregnated discs or laps.  Flat lap pictured below can make flat … More Sound Technology of our Ancient Ancestors Enables Internal Geometrics in Stone.

Cambria California

Gems of Cambria. Nephrite Jade, Chalcedony, and Obsidian. Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) Cambria Hidden in an undisturbed area along the California coast is a semi-precious and precious shoreline gem collection. The 45-foot radius along the shoreline is one giant gemstone tumbling machine. As the ocean crashes against the shoreline, new polished gems are revealed daily. … More Cambria California

The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Atlantis Arises.

The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Atlantis Arises. Atlantis is arising not because of our ignorance.  Atlantis (A time before the last great flood) is rising due to natural erosion. By Jeffrey Appling GJG (GIA) In 1941 a Damn was finished creating todays Crowley Lake in California. Decades of water swashing against the east side … More The San Juan Capistrano Rock Ruin. Atlantis Arises.