geomorphology blog
geomorphology blog

Geomorphology is the study of landforms and the natural processes that shape them. Every stone used in the jewellery making process has a story of how it came to be — welcome to a space where some of these geologic, hydrologic and tectonic processes that shape rocks are discussed. 

Mt. Tzouhalem Conglomerates: A Nanaimo Group Special

Mt. Tzouhalem Conglomerates: A Nanaimo Group Special

On a beautiful October day last fall, my partner Alex and I set out to hike Cowichan Bay's iconic Mt. Tzouhalem. Winding our way through the forest trails we reached our near-panoramic viewpoint and settled down for a rest when I noticed the unusual texture of the rocks beneath our feet. Alex, like any normal human-being, marvelled at the greens of the farm fields in the distance and blues of the estuary, dotted with herons and geese, the...