The Laurence Coste Blog

  • “We are not looking for endless variety - we are looking for fashion” Diana Vreeland, 1967, Glamour And in this quote lies Quartz’s perplexity. As a jewellery designer, LC uses a wide range of semi-precious stones, including a many types of Quartz stones. But how exactly does one transform ‘vari... View Post
  • Crystals have been venerated and used for spiritual and healing rituals since ancient times.  Every culture has its own beliefs about specific stones, and those beliefs are often tied to that culture's history, geography, and spiritual practices. In many cultures it was believed they were descend... View Post
  • The Story behind the Magic Ginkgo

    As you know, at Laurence Coste we're obsessed with the Ginkgo tree and have a whole collection of handcrafted earrings, necklaces, rings and cuffs inspired by its leaves. Today we're going to tell you the story behind this magical tree... Ginkgo species dates to some 286 million years ago. Today... View Post