Topaz and Citrine Warm November

Citrine and Topaz November is the one month out of the year that we focus on the things that we are thankful for. And we are so thankful for all of those born on this magical month. Citrine and Topaz have their own special way to heal and energize us in this weather. Citrine is a … Continue Reading

Come To Beadworks For Fresh Water Pearls

If you are in need of Fresh Water Pearls, you need to come to Beadworks. We often get asked if our Pearls are real. They are REAL! All of our Pearls are drilled to make them beads and they are all Fresh Water Pearls. These beads also don’t need to break the bank either. Beadworks … Continue Reading

Happy Birthday July Babies!

Here at Beadworks we have a beautiful selection of Gemstone Rubie’s. Some are Glass Filled and people tend to shy away from purchasing the glass filled Rubies because it doesn’t sound like a real stone. Myth busting fact: Rubies have small cracks in them and then the glass is melted and put into those cracks to … Continue Reading

All About Aquamarine

All About Aquamarine Your time has come, March babies! Beautiful blue aquamarine is our gemstone this month. You have probably seen its sparkly, delicate, light blue hues in many necklaces and rings. Aquamarine is usually mined in Brazil, but can also be found in Nigeria, Madagascar, Zambia, Pakistan, and Mozambique. This stone grows in very … Continue Reading

Thai Silver Beads vs Sterling Silver Beads

Thai silver beads are incredible unique works of wearable art. Sterling silver beads are a jewelry making classic but what are these silver beads really?  Silver is as common in jewelry as gold and it’s just as versatile. Much like gold, there are various types of silver, including plated silver, sterling silver, and Thai silver. … Continue Reading

Azurite and Malachite: copper based gemstones

Azurite and Malachite are cousins in the mineral world. They’re both copper based minerals, though with slightly different ratios. Azurite Azurite was originally called “kuanos”, the Greek word for deep blue, in Pliny the Elder’s Naturalis Historia, and the root for the green blue color cyan. The name Azurite, and its color azure, come from the … Continue Reading