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What to Wear with White Bear

week four

What to Wear with White Bear

Wow! Is it Friday already?!  I know I am not the only one that is happy to see the weekend arrive.  I have a deep yearning for spring and summer and the sun and blue sky finally came out in my neck of the woods today.  The blue sky is my inspiration for this outfit.

Let’s start with the dress.  It is by Soul Flower and is tie dyed with blue and pink tones.  There are two different colors of this dress.  The one I chose is called Ocean, the other is pink.  The dress is 95% organic cotton and 5% spandex for a little bit of stretch.  It is ethically made in Nepal.

Lotus Stack Tie Dye Dress                                                      $45.00

The sandals are absolutely adorable!  They are the Boho Fringe Sandal by Bomshell Boutique in the color Mint.  They have rubber soles and zipper backs. the fringe and straps are all genuine suede. The fringe is further detailed with metal studs.  These sandals are flat making them easy to wear all day.

Boho Fringe Sandals                                                                  $29.99

 

Lake Copper Bracelet, Magnesite copper bracelet, copper bracelet, magnesite, wild horse turquoiseI chose two really fun White Bear Jewelry pieces.  The first is the Lake bracelet in copper.  The bracelet is adjustable and made from a very thick gauge copper wire that has been forged in places to increase the strength of the bracelet.  It has a great rectangular Magnesite bead that sits on the top of the wrist.  It is a beautiful blue color that can easily be compared to a blue sky or the Caribbean Sea.

The second piece I chose are the Aisling Earrings. Aisling Magnesite Earrings These earrings are great fun.  The puffed circle Magnesite beads have gorgeous crack lines that run through out the stones.  They dangle from copper headpins and titanium earwires.

This week is all about spring.  It is during the bleakest parts of winter that we need to splash color all over the place!  This can also be worn with leggings and a shrug, making it great for this time of the year as well.  I pray that spring blesses you early this year.  Inspiration comes from every angle so get out there and get inspired.

 

— Sarah

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What to Wear with White Bear

As a part of giving you the most beautiful and unique jewelry on the web, I want you to know what to wear with it!  Every week I will be putting together an outfit from items I find on the net and sharing them with you.  So keep an eye out each week for the What to Wear with White Bear post.

This week I found some beautiful boho items that would spice up your spring and summer wardrobe.

 

Boho outfit week 1The skirt is a fun maxi skirt made by Bankokpants.  I found this skirt on Amazon.  It has gorgeous colors and features a mandala and lace pattern.

Bankokpants Women’s Long Hippie Bohemian Skirt Flowers                                                On Sale $17.95

 

The shirt, by Anna Kaci, is an off the shoulder boho style smocked waist top.  I also found this on amazon.  It comes in three colors.  The black is a perfect accent to the maxi shirt helping its brilliant colors pop!

Anna-Kaci Boho Style Smocked Waist Top

$24.99

Where can I start with those absolutely adorable sandals by Not Rated?  The fringe…the black chain accents…These shoes are just a must have.  They go perfectly into a boho wardrobe and accent the skirt perfectly!   Again I found these must haves on Amazon.com.

Not Rated Women’s Keep the Peace Dress Sandal                                                                              $49.99

 

I have accented the outfit with two pieces of White Bear’s Boho Heaven line.

Taliesin Turquiose Magnesite Earrings, Magnesite jewelry, magnesite jewelry

Taliesin Turquoise Magnesite Earrings match the teal color in the skirt magnificently.  These earrings will pop as they dangle down from your delicate earlobes.

Magnesite Pendant

The Skye pendant just screams out beauty when paired with the black off the shoulder shirt.  The black leather cord ties the pendant into the entire outfit.

 

 

I challenge you all to go out and find pieces that inspire the gypsy in you.  See you next week with more of What to Wear with White Bear!

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—-Sarah

Owner/Designer

 

 

 

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Magnesite: The Seeing Stone

Sterling Silver and Magnesite Necklace

Magnesite is also known as White Turquoise and Wild Horse Turquoise.  However, it is not actually Turquoise but a mineral from the Calcite group. The mineral is formed when magnesium rich rocks are exposed to carbon dioxide rich water.  Magnesite can also contain iron and calcium. It can be both sedimentary rock and metamorphic rock.  Most commonly found in white, Magnesite can also be found in gray, yellow, brown, orange, light pink or colorless.  The ore often has a white streak. It is rare to find the mineral in a crystalline form but when it is the crystal are rhombohedron.  Its hardness on the Mohs scale ranges from 3.5 to 4.5.  Its luster is vitreous.  Magnesite is found in the USA, South America, Western Europe, China and Tanzania.

Magnesite was used by Native American tribes as currency and in jewelry as beads.  The beads were traded individually for other goods and not in strands like regular beads.  Magnesite was considered to be more valuable.

The mineral can be easily dyed bold colors including the blue-green color of turquoise and is a cheaper alternative to that stone.  It is easily scratched and should only be cleaned with water and a soft cloth.

Magnesite

 

Metaphysical properties of Magnesite

The gem is an ancient birthstone for the zodiac sign Aries.  It is highly associated with the heart, crown, and third eye chakras.  Magnesite has a soothing vibration which makes it extremely valuable during meditation and creative visualization.   It is said that the ore stimulates the third eye chakra enhancing one’s ability to have psychic visions.  It also enhances the clarity of these visions.   Magnesite stimulates communication between the heart and crown chakras.  This makes it easier for one to connect with their inner self.  Your ability to see and understand another person’s perspective and emotions is also heightened.   The stone is also known to increase a person’s self-esteem and help one to find their true self. 

Aisling Magnesite Earrings

 

Healing Properties

 Magnesite has a great detoxifying effect on the body, helping to correct bad breath and body odor.  It also assists in healing the gall bladder, stomach issues, and migraines, issues with the vascular system, blood clots, magnesium deficiencies, and high cholesterol.

The gem also helps with emotional stability by promoting a positive attitude, relaxation and calmness.  The mineral also helps with anxiety and irritability.

Taliesin Turquiose Magnesite Earrings, Magnesite jewelry, magnesite jewelry

 

How to Use the Stone

The best way to use this gem to is hold it close to your skin while meditating to increase calmness, increase focus and to enhance psychic visions.  It can also be worn as jewelry to improve your mood, decrease anxiety, and to help with creative visualization. 

As always White Bear Jewelry suggests that if you are having health issues to please seek help with a medical professional.  The information contained in this article is for information purposes and is not meant to be used in exchange for true medical advice. 

Magnesite

Source Links

Magnesite” by Amethyst Galleries

Magnesite Creative Visualization with Deep Powerful Meditation” by Healing Crystals For You

The Mineral Magnesite” by Minerals.net

Magnesite Healing Stones” by Crystal Rocks and Gems

White Magnesite” by Firemountain Gems