Jill & Robert – Dinomite Rock Stars

Just Imagine

I sometimes wonder why I’m so drawn to certain crystals.  Maybe it’s because I love their simplistic down-to-earth beauty.  After all, they’ve been gracing the planet for centuries. I feel like they enhance my space. Even though I don’t know everything about them, rocks, gems and crystals have in varying degrees, graced spaces in places of my home for many years.  If they come with healing properties, all the more power to them! As I’m learning more about what they stand for it’s interesting to note that people seem to be more attracted to some stones over others. There might be a reason behind this.

Which brings me to this story.

Jill and Robert Carroll were recently married in Arizona. Robert is the son of my dear friend Lynda and I’ve been hearing about how fantastic Jill is for over a year now which is when they met. Jill and Robert reside in Boise, Idaho and run a very successful rock and gem business called Dinomite. This rock solid (pun intended) couple are constantly traveling to source new material for their ever growing company. What Jill started and accomplished is very inspiring to me and I was intrigued to learn more.  Especially since she coerced her husband to quit his banking job to work alongside her in this booming business.

Robert + Jill – taken from website

In Jill’s words:

Starting out as a lifetime hobby, in 2009 I decided to make this my career.
Investing all my saving and leaving a good paying job to start my own business turned out to be more rewarding then I could ever imagine. Not only do I get to meet the best of the best in mining around the world but I also get to speak with peaceful like minded customers every day to help them find the perfect crystal or stone. My husband left his “boring” banking job and now we get to work side by side everyday with our 4 employees including my best friend, my sister… oh and our dogs are always somewhere roaming the shop or rock yard.

Thank you for supporting our family run business. Jill Carroll

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We just returned from our winter buying shows. Our suppliers around the world have once again spent countless hours collecting the finest material for us. We are excited to bring you new inventory that we have hand selected ourselves.

SHOP Dinomite Rocks and Gems on ebay:  

https://www.ebay.com/str/dinomiterocksandgems

Like them on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/DinomiteRocksandGems/

Just like them in generalReally; what’s not to like?

 

Re-Fresh Friday

Ready for the Weekend?  Happy 4th of July to my American friends and relatives.

Changes are good.  I decided to change Friday to a fuss free day (kind of like dress down Fridays) for something fresh & different.  It will still be personal but it might be a photo (or photos), a story or a suggestion from a reader or fellow blogger.  I won’t know until it’s Friday.

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Today I want to begin with
something all us women/girls of all ages love…..BLING!

These photos I took from a little gem of a shop called “House of Jewels” where my last four pairs of earrings, a gold-fill bracelet and a really cute striped t-shirt came from.

 

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http://www.houseofjewelsboutique.com/
http://www.houseofjewelsboutique.com/

Find out more about House of Jewels on the new web based series http://TheGab.TV please visit this link to view new collection by Irit Sorokanhttp://thegabtv.com/?page_id=131

Objects of Desire Board on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/intrigueimports/objects-of-desiremostly-jewelry/