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Vintage Ankh Pendant

The Ankh A Symbol of Eternal LifeThe ankh appears frequently in ancient Egyptian writing.  The combination of two universal symbols, the cross and the circle;  also evokes images of the sun rising over the horizon, indicating daily rebirth.... » Read More

Tibetan Jewelry

  The pendant in this piece was made using a technique known as repouss and chasing on brass. This primitive technique of jewelry making has been used since 3rd century BC . The artisans are very skilled and their skills has been passed down from their forefathers using only hand tools.  Repouss is a metalworking technique which is shaped by hammering from the reverse side of metal sheet. While repouss is used to work on the reverse of the metal to form a raised design on the front, chasing is used to refine the design on the front of the work by sinking the metal. The motifs and designs are created by hammering on the metal sheet after put... » Read More

Mother of Pearl Fringe Disk Bib Necklace

What a pleasant surprise.... This necklace was featured on the weekly Beadditudes with Dara, along with other bib style necklaces. » Read More

"Artfire Collections"

This necklace was featured in one of the Artfire collections titled "Drusy Dreams"... » Read More

Druzy Agate

Drusy crystals went unnoticed in the jewelry world until recently. The appeal for Drusy Quartz jewelry is becoming popular. They are rated at 7 on the Moh's Scale of Hardness and is best suited for pendants, brooches, and earrings.    Drusy's are gemstones with a natural surface texture much like fine sugar crystals that form on the Quartz by the phenomena known as micro-crystalline facets.  The size and evenness of the crystal coverage are both important value factors when determining their quality and worth. Drusy Quartz can be cleaned using warm soapy water and a soft brush. As with most gemstones, Drusy Quartz sh... » Read More

Dalmatian Jasper

Dalmatian Jasper Found in Mexico this ivory white gemstone is speckled with black and greenish black dots, resembling the coat of a Dalmatian dog. Sometimes called Spotted Jasper this stone is highly recommended for veterinarians and those that work with healing animals. Jasper will calm the animals, reassuring them that they are safe.  You can use this Jasper to cleanse your aura and rid yourself of energies that are interfering with your spiritual growth. Jasper is found in the US in Kansas, South Dakota & the Southwest. Around the world, treasured specimens are mined in Germany, Russia, China, Italy & the Arabian Desert.... » Read More

Tiger Eye

Tiger's Eye is found in a variety of colors, all of which originate from the Crocidolite within the gem. This Iron rich silicate begins as a blue mineral. Because of extreme heat during Tiger's Eye growth cycle the Iron frequently oxidizes. This results in the familiar golden color you normally associate with Tiger's Eye. Heavily oxidized specimens will be a very dark red color. The rarest Tiger's Eye are the blue, where the Crocidolite retained its original color, in spite of the geological drama it has endured. Other colors occur in Tiger's Eye as well. Grayish specimens result from Crocidolite that had very little Iron or l... » Read More

Picasso Jasper

Jasper can be found in nearly any color of the rainbow. It often contains organic material, which gives it unique patterns, bands, and colors. Many say that these patterns resemble landscapes with mountains and valleys. It is said that Jasper provides grounding and protection against negativity. Found worldwide, a wide variety of named jaspers is found in the western areas of the Unites States; California, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming and Washington. Picture jasper is a silicate mud that dripped into gas pockets in molten lava. It became superheated and then solidified forming the unusual banded patterns which are typical ... » Read More

Malachite Pendant

Malachite is a carbonate mineral normally known as "copper carbonate".  It's banded light and dark green design are one of a kind and make it very popular.  The distinctive bands make it easy to recognize and a unique ornamental stone.... » Read More

Vintage Locket

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