tiny rock collections

I have a bit of an obsession when it comes to vintage combined with my nerdy science side. I collec...


I have a bit of an obsession when it comes to vintage combined with my nerdy science side. I collect old maps and old science textbooks with illustrations. I basically went a little nuts in the secondhand book store for a 1950's copy of Gray's Anatomy. So really these tiny rock collections from Cori Kindred are the perfect combination of science nerd and vintage, oh and mini stuff, I love that too. Now which one to get...

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29 comments

  1. These are beautiful and precious.

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  2. I'm sure I have one of these hiding away somewhere from when I was younger. I love gemstones!

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  3. These are great. I've always had a thing for rocks.

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  4. I like the luxe one. Pretty colour combos!

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  5. These are stunning. How exquisite!

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  6. So beautiful!!!
    Here in Brazil we had a collection of gemstones too, although it wasn't so pretty / vintage looking. My cousin had the entire collection. I wonder what happened to it.

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  7. I love gemstones! And these ones have clever names as well!

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  8. I love these! They had them on d*sponge awhile ago and I've been considering a purchase ever since... or perhaps a DIY.

    Andrea x

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  9. Oh wow you totally have to get one! I love Cori's work.

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  10. These are gorgeous! Which one did you get in the end? x

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  11. hi there.
    these are exquisite. vintage + nerdy, love it!

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  12. These are so cute! They would look amazing on a mantel or bookshelf. Lovely.
    x
    http://julesandclem.blogspot.com/

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  13. how pretty! I love it! I love vintage books on beauty!

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  14. We can see that perfectly sitting on our bedside :) love your blog

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  15. Such a quirky idea, its so cute :)

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  16. love it, me and my mum used to collect them as well!

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  17. cute!

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  18. They are so lovely. Very cute. Thanks!

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  19. oh i LOVE these! i always had a collection of little rocks when i was little - i love the names!

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  20. I love these, they would look great on a bookshelf and a great talking point.

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  21. These are gorgeous, I used to have loads of little rocks like these, I love them! xx
    Sirens and Bells

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  22. My daughter and I discovered a fabulous little highway rock shop over the weekend. This is my inspiration for displaying our pretty new gems!

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