Sunday’s Gem — Turquoise

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. ~Albert Einstein

The name Turquoise comes from the French expression for “Turkish stone” in recognition of trade routes that brought this sky blue to blue- or yellow-green beauty to Europe from Asia via Turkey.

Reconstituted Turquoise beads

Reconstituted Turquoise beads (means they’ve been treated to eliminate the stone’s natural softness, brittleness, and porousness)

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Rainy Day Beading Redux

My last couple of posts have been on the serious side, so I thought it time to lighten up a bit.

How about I display some new beaded jewelry pieces, created during a recent day of thunderstorms?

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