Other Colors in Nature


2. Turquoise, Malachite & Chrysopraze

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This is a gorgeous, “knock your eyes out” kind of necklace that’s incredibly versatile.  It looks great with black, but goes equally well with summer whites and deep chocolate brown…and, of course, every shade of turquoise!

 

Stone List

  • Labordorite
  • Adamite   (Mexico)
  • Chrysophrase   (Australia)
  • Chrysacolla   (Mexico)
  • Turquoise   (China)
  • Malachite & Chrysacolla   (Mexico)
  • Opalized Ammonite   (Madagascar)
  • Turquoise   (Mexico)
  • Chrysophrase   (Australia)
  • Blue Jasper
  • Labordorite

 


11. Rose Quartz, Raspberry Grossular & Tourmaline

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Pretty in pink and done with slightly smaller stones, this necklace is another that will light up your face.  Plus, all of its rose quartz, the stone of love and emotion, should do wonders for your love life!

 

Stone List

  • Rose Quartz
  • Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz   (Brazil)
  • Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz   (Brazil)
  • Fresh Water Pearl
  • Rose Quartz
  • Apophyllite   (India)
  • Raspberry Grossular   (Mexico)
  • Rose Quartz
  • Fresh Water Pearl
  • Mont Morillinite   (California)
  • Rose Quartz
  • Elba Tourmaline in Feldspar
  • Elbaite Tourmaline in Quartz   (Brazil)
  • Rose Quartz

20. Rose Quartz, Gypsum var. Selenite & Tourmaline

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It seems  very odd to call a necklace this big and beautiful “demure”, but somehow that’s the image I always get when I look at it.  I can just picture a  pretty girl in a cream silk shirt and beautifully tailored grey pants–or skirt– wearing this necklace and smiling sweetly as every man in the room heads her way.  Really special!

 

Stone List

  • Rose Quartz
  • Chalecedony
  • Rose Quartz
  • TwigPearl
  • Muscovite ps. Spodumene  (Brazil)
  • Rose Quartz
  • Barite
  • Chalcedony   (Brazil)
  • Epidote   (Morocco)
  • Rose Quartz
  • Chalecedony
  • Chalecedony

25. Ammonites for Americans and the 4th of July

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The matching ammonites from Madagascar are real and millions of years old.  The stars and red beads are my personal salute to the grand old U.S.A.  You can wear this one for America or, for the 4th of July.

 

Stone List

  • White-Ribbed Ammonites   (Madagascar)
  • Faux Stars and Red Beads

26. Amethyst, Lepidolite & Fairy Wand

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When I first started making these necklaces, I looked hard for Amethyst small enough and thin enough and lustrous enough to use.  It was incredibly hard to find.  Then one day I just happened to be in the right place at the right time, and oh joy!, I found these ten or fifteen kinds of assorted Amethyst as well the gorgeous center-stone variety called Fairy Wand.  Truly one of a kind for some very lucky Amethyst lover.

 

Stone List

  • Lepidolite Mica
  • Amethyst    (Vera Cruz)
  • Quartz
  • Amethyst   (Uruguay)
  • Amethyst    (Brazil)
  • Lepidolite Mica
  • Fairy Wand
  • Lepidolite Mica
  • Amethyst     (Vera Cruz
  • Rose Amethyst     (Brazil)
  • Amethyst
  • Quartz var. Amethyst   (Canada)
  • Amethyst Scepter

30. Angelite, Fluorite & Blue Lace Jasper

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I’d already made a “Blues” necklace (see necklace #8) when I came across this  blue and white center-stone that was so wonderful, I decided that I was meant to make TWO blue and cream necklaces.  So, voila!  This one is just slightly more casual than #8, but equally addictive and apparently, equally popular with men.  “Oh, I like that one,” they all say when asked to peruse my necklaces and tell me what they think.

 

Stone List

  • Blue Lace Jasper
  • Sodalite   (Canada)
  • Angelite   (Peru)
  • Chalcedony
  • Angelite   (Peru)
  • Fluorite
  • Twig Pearl
  • Chalcedony
  • Angelite   (Peru)
  • Quartz
  • Sodalite   (Canada)
  • Angelite   (Peru)
  • Sodalite

32. Obsidian, Sphalerite & Dactylioceras

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This is the second of three “black and white” necklace options.  (#5 and #37 are your other two choices.)  I’m crazy about the feminine, lacy effect the black center stone frothing with white crystals creates.  Add the strange Dactylioceras fossil from Yorkshire, a Megladon shark’s tooth, a Pyrite sand dollar, and some pretty chalcedonies and flourites and you have about the prettiest, most unique necklace around!

 

Stone List

  • Dalmation
  • Obsidian   (California)
  • Quaetz
  • Dactylioceras   (Yorkshire)
  • Shpalerite
  • Calcite & Fluorite on Sphalerite   (Mexico)
  • Obsidian   (California)
  • Fluorite w/ Calcite   (Illinois)
  • Megladon Shark Tooth   (Florida)
  • Chalcedony
  • Pyrite Sun Ollar
  • Megladon hark Tooth   (Florida)

36.  Stilbite, Zeolite & Bone Beads

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Peaches and cream perfection!  I think you’ll absolutely love Stilbite.  It’s peachy complexion is somewhat pearlized making it about the most feminine, “light up your being” stone on the planet  (in my opinion!)  Rather than overdo a good thing, I combined the big Stilbite center stone with just a few other pearly companions, then ended this pretty peach necklace with some lovely cream bone beads from Africa.

 

Stone List

  • Bone Beads    (Africa)
  • Stilbite   (India)
  • TwigPearl
  • Zeolite   (India)
  • Stilbite   (India)
  • Zeolite   (India)
  • Twig Pearl
  • Orthoclase var. Moonstone   (India)
  • Bone Beads   Africa)

37. Alabandite, Beach Coral & Calcite Pseudomorph

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 The last of the black and white necklaces currently available (the others are #5 and #32), this more casual beauty is strung with a splendid diversity of textures and oddities.  Gutsy black Alabandite from Peru, a strongly vesseled ammonite, and a pretty chalcedony all lend their charms to a necklace you’ll be asked about every wearing.

 

Stone List

  • Calcite Pseudomorph   (Arizona)
  • Obsidian   (California)
  • Chalcedony   (Brazil)
  • Alabandite on Sphalerite   (Peru)
  • Beach Coral   (Hawaii)
  • Obsidian   (California)
  • Quartz
  • Ammonite   (Madagascar)
  • Obsidian   (California)
  • Fossil Stone   (Hawaii)

39. Adamite, Wavelite & Bone Beads

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I’m over the moon for this one.  I’ve had these five glittery and beautiful green stones for several months and just couldn’t find anymore stones I liked enough to use to complete this crusty green treasure.  So, when I found the simple bone beads, I decided I’d let my five favorites (and a twig pearl) highlight this yummy necklace and allow the bone beads to fade into the background and finish it off.  One word of advise: the green color of the front stones was REALLY tough to photograph.  If you’re not dazzled by the photo, but green’s your thing, do contact me so we can work out a way for you to see this necklace in person–it’s fabulous!!!!

 

Stone List

  • Bone Beads  (Africa)
  • Adamite   (Mexico)
  • Twig Pearl
  • Apatite on Matrix   (Mexico)
  • Mica   (Russia)
  • Green Mica
  • Wavelite
  • Bone Beads   (Africa)

43.  Coral Beads & A Dazzling Drusy

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All Chalcedonys are part of the quartz family, but Chalcedony Drusy’s are something special.  Think of them as sprinkled with the fairy dust of thousands of particles of glittering mineral deposits.  The Drusy in this necklace is particularly spectacular.  You’ll love, I hope, how its slightly sunset-toned glitter sets off the warm coral beads that frame it.

 

Stone List

 


46. Celestite, Chalcedony & Quartz

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Nature’s blue hues really do it for me–and you, too, obviously since my original Celestite necklace flew out the door the minute it was finished.  This beauty is #33’s replacement and features a generous handful of the dusky blue Celestites interspersed with a variety of chalcedonies, and a pretty quartz.

 

  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Chalcedony
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Quartz   (Arkansas)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Chalcedony
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Kyalite
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Chalcedony
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Fossil Sand Dollar

45. Petite Aquamarine II: Amethyst & Rose Quartz

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If you were sad to find that the darling little #31 necklace no longer available, fret not because this sweet new necklace has many of the same amethysts and pretty quartzes as the original.  The big difference is the spectacular piece of aquamarine that’s front and center.  It’s a beauty and will make you one, too, when you wear it.

 

Stone List

  • Rose Quartz
  • Dioptase   (Africa)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Colmanite
  • Rose Quartz
  • Amethyst
  • Aquamarine   (Brazil)
  • Ammonite  (Madagascar)
  • Quartz
  • Amethyst
  • Rose Quartz
  • Amethyst
  • Dioptase   (Africa)
  • Amethyst
  • Aquamarine

46. Celestite, Chalcedony & Quartz

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Nature’s blue hues really do it for me–and you, too, obviously since my original Celestite necklace flew out the door the minute it was finished.  This beauty is #33’s replacement and features a generous handful of the dusky blue Celestites interspersed with a variety of chalcedonies, and a pretty quartz.

 

Stone List

  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Chalcedony
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Quartz   (Arkansas)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Chalcedony
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Kyalite
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Chalcedony
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Celestite   (Madagascar)
  • Fossil Sand Dollar