Interview in QUARTERLY Magazine

For this fall's issue I was interviewed by writer Alex Bohn for QUARTERLY Magazine of Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Healing with stones is not new but slowly emerging from its dusty corner of esoterics. Minerals carry the essence of our planet quite literally: cyclosilicates, the largest and most important class of rock forming minerals make up approximately 90% of the Earth's crust. Ancient knowledge of the stones combined with modern minimalistic design is my form of making a deep connection to nature on a daily basis. If you would like to see the pictured PURE GOLD Andean Opal in this article, you can find it here.     

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New Moon Solar Eclipse (+ Mercury Retrograde + the last days of Saturn Retrograde ...)

Hello, ATELIER NALLIK customers and friends, I lately have had many conversations with people from different paths of life about what the heck is going on. Communication mishaps, the feeling of being in a waiting game somehow, of "not yet" there. In a crazy sort of flux, or more so: just after a wildwater rafting gone wrong, stucking your head out of the kajak, realizing you have made it through but what now, the paddles are gone. You are safe somehow but also you are at the mercy on what is around the next corner: could be anything. This eclipse has often be described as a tipping point, a powerful energy game changer. The retrogrades don't make it easier and...

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Spring is here!

                                                 Finally the temperatures are moderate and the sun is coming out, birds are chirping.... le printemps! I was in Cape Town recently and although I have been to South Africa a couple of times before and was fascinated with the African Continent as long as I can remember, I never thought it was the right time yet for me to fully explore into other countries than South Africa. I mostly travel alone and although Africa has a vast variety of stones and in combination with the amazing landscape and wilderness is absolutely captivating, I always had the highest respect of traveling through the continent by myself as a woman in a car or...

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