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

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

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

What Are Mystic Gemstone Beads?

Mystic Gemstone Beads There are so many spectacular gemstones that are created and mined from our Earth. Gemstones that are used in handcrafted jewelry are often drilled and referred to as beads. Beads come in many different shapes, sizes, colors, and specifications. For example, there are natural gemstone beads and enhanced gemstone beads. While some … Continue Reading

The Healing Properties of Tourmaline

Healing Powers of Tourmaline Tourmaline is a popular gemstone that is admired for its beauty and metaphysical healing properties. It can be found in many different shades of colors such as pink, green (or a combination of both), blue, brown, and black. Thankfully, many tourmaline beads come in multi-colored strands! Here are some of the … Continue Reading