Derbyshire Blue John: new find after 68 year search

Blue John - in Buxton Museum 6 copy (2)

There are not many semiprecious stones used in jewellery to be found in the UK.  But, a new supply of Derbyshire Blue John (a form of fluorite), has been found at Treak Cavern, after a 68 year search. It was discovered Read More …

A Lucky Amulet

Celebrity Lucky Amulet

An Amulet, according to Pliny, is an object that protects a person from harm, an object that provides the wearer with mystical powers and luck. Throughout history and across cultures, the lucky amulet has been interpreted as many objects, motifs Read More …