Beads of the Week: Glass

There are some new glass bead listings available in my shop that I wanted to share with you. So many lovely colors and styles! (Click on the pictures to take you directly to the listing)

il_fullxfull.823144504_fng4I just love all of these different colors! I can just imagine how awesome and eye-catching these would be if made into earrings!

il_fullxfull.823136722_j2r3Here is another set of beads I recently listed. I love the white and honey gold colors… I think this would make wonderful wedding jewelry!

I also listed bunches of other faceted glass beads. Here are some of my favorites:

il_fullxfull.823103126_1m78il_fullxfull.823097442_59gail_fullxfull.823092040_f2daCheck out bunches of glass beads in my shop HERE. Thanks for reading! 🙂

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Gemstone of the Week: Obsidian

Every week I will do a spotlight on a gemstone available in my shop. This week I will talk about obsidian!

Obsidian is a beautiful volcanic glass. I have available in my shop snowflake obsidian and rainbow obsidian:

il_fullxfull.637913251_k8qzGorgeous snowflake obsidian shaped like stars.

il_fullxfull.606845607_eq32The snowflake appearance in this volcanic glass is produced by internal crystallites formed as lava quickly cooled.

il_fullxfull.709247047_ifwuSnowflake obsidian beads in diamond shapes.

il_fullxfull.595185838_1idjRainbow obsidian is a lightweight volcanic glass with iridescent properties, giving it a subtle sheen in sunlight.

I have many other gemstones available in my shop! Thanks for reading! 🙂