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….are some of the gemstones and pearls I will be using for my Christmas collection 🙂
South Sea Shell Pearls
Rock crystal quartz free form nuggets, faceted crystal rondelles, German crystals,
Carved Blueberry quartz
Alexandrite, Denim quartz, Opalite (Tiffany Stone), Acqua quartz,
Kyanite, Yellow Opal, Black German crystal
And what I am currently working on:
Peridot crystal quartz and south sea shell pearls wire wrapped in 10k solid gold
Rock crystal is the name given to all clear colorless quartz and is the transparent variety of the silica mineral quartz that is valued for its clarity and total lack of colour or flaws. Vessels and spheres have been carved from large crystals since ancient times, and the application of the word crystal to fine glassware derives from this practice. Rock crystal formerly was used extensively as a gemstone (usually brilliant-cut), and although the resemblance to diamond is remote, the widespread use of colourless quartz in jewelry gave rise to the use of the word diamond …
Rock crystal is an alternate and traditional birthstone for the month of April.
My fascination for this stone lead me to create jewelry that mimics as well as make the most out of its sparkly beauty!
All available now in my shop 🙂