Davina has been interested in all aspects of Geology since a young age and has travelled extensively to experience the many Natural History Museums, Mines and locations of Geological interests around the world.
After graduating from Derby University with a BSc (Hons) in Geology she formed Rocks Galore Ltd. She later went on to expanded her qualifications by gaining an FGA Gemmology diploma from Gem-A.
For the past 7 years Davina has been lecturing the Gem-A Courses, Gemmology & Geology to students at BCU.
As both a creative person and mineral gemstone enthusiast, she undertook jewellery courses in the UK and America. It was the perfect way to combine artistic flare with love of gemstones and minerals.
A talented designer and jewellery maker, having not only created custom made unique jewellery to suit all tastes and occasions, but also imparted indepth knowlege and skills to many students.
Rocks Galore Ltd is a family run business, based in the UK.
We aim to supply good quality mineral specimens, gemstone jewellery, workshops and gemmology knowledge.
Rocks Galore Ltd was founded in 2007 by Davina Dryland and can regularly be found exhibiting at UK shows (please see our events page for upcoming shows). We also travel to some of the international Mineral, Fossil and Gem shows such as Tucson, Munich and Sainte-Marie.