Liz Phillips

Liz Phillips is a New York City-based gemologist and jewelry designer. She is endlessly inspired by precious stones, exquisite objects, and the stories and legends that surround them. Her work can be found at



Recently, a ten-ton meteor traveling at over seven hundred miles per hour breached the Earth’s atmosphere and exploded over Chelyabinsk, Siberia. Dishes, televisions, and windows shattered, and numerous people were injured. For a moment, people all over the world were fascinated by the possibility—and probability—of matter from outer space colliding with the Earth. For most […]