TOP 3 Fall Gemstones and their Healing Properties

TOP 3 Fall 2022 Gemstone Beads for Jewelry Making Now that Fall has finally arrived, we’re trading in our Summer jewelry for necklaces and bracelets drenched in rich and saturated jewel-tone colors. We’ve been loving ruby-red hues, royal blue shades, and Earth-tone gemstone beads. Here’s a list of our favorite and most popular Fall gemstone … Continue Reading

Top 5 Gemstones for Studying and Concentration

Dress for Success with these 5 Powerful Gemstones School is almost back in session. Start your year strong with these 5 gemstones for staying focused and motivated during class! Malachite Malachite is a popular stone for concentration and focus. This gorgeous green gemstone stimulates mental activity and improves communication skills. Malachite is also said to … Continue Reading

Peridot: The Gem of the Sun

A look at August’s radiant birthstone Peridot is most well known for being the birthstone for August and the traditional anniversary gemstone gift for 16th anniversaries. There is a deep history and many mythological lore surrounding this beautiful bright green stone that has been prized for centuries.  Early records indicate that Peridot was a gemstone … Continue Reading

Ruby and the search for Passion

The history of the Ruby Rubies color ranges from an intense crimson to a pale rose. Their deep rooted history with passion and power keeps this gemstone as one of the most popular adornments in jewelry. The name Ruby comes from the Latin word for red which is Ruber.  Early civilizations draw on the color … Continue Reading

The Positive Ruby

The history of the Ruby Rubies color ranges from an intense crimson to a pale rose. Their deep rooted history with passion and power keeps this gemstone as one of the most popular adornments in jewelry. The name Ruby comes from the Latin word for red which is Ruber.  Early civilizations draw on the color … Continue Reading

Make them Sparkle! A Guide to Gemstone Cutting Styles

It’s no secret we love our sparkly gemstones. We especially love when they catch the light and the colors practically glow! (cue heart eyes) At Beadworks you will find not only an incredible selection of gemstone beads, but also a gorgeous array of gemstone charms and 14k gold bezel-set gemstone pendants as shown in the … Continue Reading