Jet Boy by Pathé Films is probably right up there with Top Gun and Brief Encounter when it comes to my favourite ever films.
Magic and Whitby jet Alongside its use in personal adornment, Whitby jet has long-held magical properties and as a result has been used for banishing, purification protection, divination and shamanic practices since prehistory. Jet has been buried with the dead since the Neolithic in the British Isle. In mainland Europe, we can trace this practise as… Continue reading Magic and Whitby Jet
How to collect antique Whitby jet jewellery If you are tired of vintage trams and banana stickers or napkins are no longer floating your collectors’ boat, then why not consider how to collect antique Whitby jet? Unlike my fellow gemmologists, who all have their personal gem and jewellery collections, I’ve found over the years that… Continue reading How to collect antique Whitby jet jewellery