That’s about the only thing I haven’t tried around here–stone soup. (But stay tuned.) Gemstones ARE used by practitioners to energize food–although, obviously, one must not try to chew them. SERIOUSLY: certain semi-precious stones, like malachite, are deadly poisonous. NEVER LEAVE MALACHITE WITHIN REACH OF A CHILD OR A PET, even if it’s been polished! Resist any wild (and quite incomprehensible, I admit) urges you may get to grind or polish the stuff, too, because the dust, whether you breathe it in or absorb it through your skin, can kill you.
On a more cheerful note, I’ve