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Points of Healing, Points of Mine is a series of articles discussing the interweavings of conversations of crystal therapy, ethical gemstone jewelry, alternative healing, science & conservation, and eco-consumerism. Initially published as its own site in 2018 as the final project of ENGL 513, Science, Environmental, and Medical Writing at the University of New Mexico, it has now been integrated into a section of Re-Sourced (https://www.projectresourced.org/).

Healing the Places We Dwell

Healing the Places We Dwell

Interpreting gemstone consumerism through Glenn Albrect's "solastalgia."

What is Gemstone Healing?

What is Gemstone Healing?

A beginning discussion about the various perspectives of gemstone therapy.

Tools for Healing? "Buying" into Gemstones

Tools for Healing? "Buying" into Gemstones

A discussion of the controversies of gemstone consumerism.

Proposal: Gemstone Upcycling

Proposal: Gemstone Upcycling

A proposal highlighting how independent businesses could encourage upcycled gemstone consumerism.