Dendrite Opal: Nature’s Stone

Dendrite is the term used to describe the tree-like inclusions found in some Opals. These beautiful dark marks appear due to the prescence of manganise oxides or silicates. Dendrite Opal is usually gathered from the mines of New Mexico. It is widely believed that this stone promotes spirtual growth and balances both yin/yang energies. Some … Continue Reading

Amazonite: The Stone of the Amazon River

Amazonite, often called the Stone of Courage, was named after South America’s Amazon River, despite never actually being found in the river. Instead, it was discovered in places around Brazil. Today, Amazonite can be found in Brazil, the United States, Russia, Australia, and Zimbabwe. Amazonite is a feldspar, which is a large and common family … Continue Reading

Labradorite: The Northern Lights Stone

Labradorite has been a very popular stone since it was first discovered in 1770 on the isle of Paul in Labrador, Canada. Since the discovery of Labradorite, it has been found in parts of Russia, Madagascar, Australia, and Finland. It is a feldspar, meaning it is a rock that consists of aluminosilicates of potassium, calcium, … Continue Reading

Wooden Beads: the Versatile Superstar

Wooden Beads You know we love our gemstone beads here at Beadworks, but we want to take some time to shine the spotlight on one of our other favorites, wooden beads! Our natural bead selection is truly vast and there are tons of different varieties to choose from. We have Rosewood for a light feminine … Continue Reading

Go for Baroque Pearls

As you’ve been perusing the trays of beads at the shop, you may have noticed that we have a huge variety of pearls to choose from. One of our most popular shapes when it comes to pearls is Baroque. Read on to find out what makes Baroque Pearls so special.Let’s dive deeper into the world … Continue Reading

Chakra Beads: What They Mean and How to Use Them

Align, Balance, Activate, and Unblock your Chakras You may know the chakras like the back of your hand, or maybe you’ve never even heard the word before. Regardless of your knowledge, we’ve always got you covered here at Beadworks. We love helping our customers find the gemstones that will meet their metaphysical healing needs. Then … Continue Reading