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Experimenting.....

April Williams

Tags Experimenting, foam, new technique, rolling mill

Experimenting.....
I am experimenting with new designs. I would love to hear your thoughts.

Yellow Citrine: The Merchant's Stone

Yellow Citrine: The Merchant's Stone

  Citrine, the yellow variety of quartz, ranges in color from the pale golden yellow to a deep honey amber. Named after the Greek word 'citron' meaning citrus, due to the yellow coloring, Citrine has a colorful mythology.  Known as the Merchant's stone, Citrine is an amazing crystal for manifestation. This variety of quartz helps you turn your dreams into reality.  Citrine helps you magnify your intentions in order to manifest your dreams. It also enhances your will power to help you stay in the game when things get tough. This stone insists that we continue on our path, regardless of the adversity,...


Hindu Birthstones

Hindu Birthstones
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Silver: Folklore and Meanings

Silver: Folklore and Meanings

Sterling Silver is a popular metal among artisan jewelry designers and enthusiasts.  It's supple nature and malleability make it desirable for shaping and melding into all types of jewelry. 

But Silver, like many stones, also has a spiritual side to it. 


Gem Shows are for Artisans

Gem Shows are for Artisans

I did a lot over the weekend. I had a couple of pieces on my bench that I wanted to finish. I created these earrings from a pair of dinosaur jasper cabochons that I found online. I love the interesting pattern within these teardrop cabochons.    - Dinosaur Jasper Earrings I also finished two pendants this weekend; a chevron amethyst and a scenic jasper. You can see both pendants below.   -Chevron Amethyst  - Scenic Jasper   When I speak to customers at shows, I usually get asked where I find my stones. The answer to that is "a variety of places". Some...