Vancouver Island is an excellent place to hunt for unusual minerals, gems, semi-precious stones, fossils and gold. With its unique geological environment it is one of the finest locations for rockhounding in Western Canada. Featuring detailed maps ranging from Victoria through the Chemainus Valley and up to Port Hardy, "A Field Guide to Gold, Gemstone & Mineral Sites of British Columbia, Vol. 1" covers more than 100 sites on Vancouver Island and adjacent islands.
Revival in the church can only begin and continue when the people of God experience a renewal within their hearts and a transfomation of their minds. This can never happen unless the Word of God comes alive in us and the practicing of it becomes first nature through us. In and of itself Revival is but a beginning and 'new life' through Christ a starting point to greater things in His Name. As we begin to experience more of the 'beginning of sorrows' God waits to use a people unafraid and unashamed to walk in His Word. It will never be easier than it is today, for the Word itself tells us that the days will grow more difficult. His precious grace will never be more available than in these last days, for He has spoken it in His Word.
Choose from 25 projects in a wide variety of styles - whether you prefer glitzy glamour muted earth tones or edgy monochrome theres something for everyone. Simple braiding and knotting techniques using a variety of threads and cords are combined with metal beads gemstones and crystal and glass elements to bring you one-of-a-kind pieces of jewellery that can be personalised to suit your taste. Each project is shown in clear step-by-step photographs and an introductory section on tools and techniques ensures that you are equipped with all the knowledge you need to start beading with confidence and create gorgeous friendship bracelets to treasure forever.
A Bag of Bones and a Barrel of Stones is a fascinating insight into the search of the missing remains of Ralph Mountjoy, chief accountant to the Royal Treasury in 1563. During alterations to the chancel of the local church over 400 years after his death, the discovery of the empty coffin comes to light. The bishop commissions the local vicar to set up a committee to research what happened to the remains of Ralph Mountjoy. It takes a year, many meetings and a great deal of travelling before, albeit accidentally, the mystery is solved.
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