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I designed these as cuffs using jade, glass, metalic, ribbons, heart, made with love charms and memory wire 26g. These are all pink, mixed blue/pink, metalic 8mm beads. Wear all 4 and they look great! They wear on the wrist while the charms drop all together and actually looks amazing on.
Kunzite is the pretty pink, most popular, and commercially important variety of the spodumene family, cousin to hiddenite (green spodumene) and triphane (yellow spodumene). I designed these dangle chanelier earrings using copper lever backs, dyed pink / grns rainbow colored Kunzite gemstone Beads 8mm, on a beautiful teardrop designed copper (has substance) not heavy chandelier connector. These are simple and beautiful
If you love greens, pinks, purples, gold, brown, crystal, white just a rainbow of summer colors and lots of arm candy in one, this is perfect and gorgeous. I designed this 6 layered bracelet with a copper heart toggle clasp using 4 layers of Turkey Turquoise Gemstone Beads 15mm Dyed Pink/Greens Kunzite Beads 8mm Dyed Jade Gemstone Rondelle Beads 6x4mm Dyed Jade Gemstone Rondelle Beads 6x4mm gold pearls 6mm, brown pearls 6mm, crystal faceted brown 10mm a made with love and copper charm. 2 bracelets are stretch as the other 4 are connected to the toggle. A beautiful arm candy and summer look.
Bring it On Fireworks n Sparkle Charm that I designed these using Red White and Blue beautiful crystal faceted rondelle 8mm beads with Silver bracelet, lobster claw clasp, adjustable, and charms using USA flag, hat, star, USA, 10” bracelet but adjustable to your length. Please let me know wrist size so extension is not too long. Bring on the fireworks
I designed these using Red White and Blue beautiful crystal faceted rondelle:6x4mm and 8mm with Sterling Silver plated round hoops with a heart flag in center. Bring on the fireworks 4th of July OR just proud to live in the USA
I designed these using silver cowgirl/boy hat with Red, White and Blue beautiful crystal faceted rondelle:6x4mm and 8mm, Sterling Silver Lever backings and something for the cowgirl to wear and show off her love of USA and her proud to be a cowgirl 4th of July OR just proud to live in the USA

I just listed Shining Ray of Light Angel Heart Multi-Color Tourmaline Gemstone Bracelet with Angel Heart & Tourmaline Gem on The CraftStar

This piece I made is using beautiful Multi-Color Tourmaline Gemstone 10mm beads on stretch with a tourmaline gemstone, silver heart and sterling silver angel charm. Beautiful array of colors. WHAT is Tourmaline? Tourmalines were used by chemists in the 19th century to polarize light by shining rays onto a cut and polished surface of the gem. The national gemstone of the United States, tourmaline is found all over the world and in various colors. Tourmaline is the most colorful of all gemstones because, according to an ancient Egyptian legend, it passed through a rainbow on its journey to Earth and brought all of the colors of the rainbow with it. Tourmaline is actually a group of gem species with the same crystal structure and slightly different chemical properties, which account for all of its different colors. All tourmalines are silicates that contain aluminum, boron, and fluorine, in addition to a variety of other elements that give the different species their different appearances. Major tourmaline species include liddicoatite, dravite, uvite, schorl, and the most important one—elbaite—which encompasses most gem tourmalines and the widest range of gem-quality colors Care Tourmaline is a hard and fairly tough gemstone that is ideal for jewelry. It is safely cleaned with warm soapy water and a soft brush, but ultrasonic and steam cleaners can be risky. Exposure to high heat or sudden temperature changes should be avoided. Oiled tourmalines shouldn’t be steamed or cleaned in ultrasonic cleaners or with chemicals. Color Tourmalines occur naturally in every color of the rainbow, sometimes even two colors at once. In fact, tourmaline crystals are more likely to have two (or more) colors than just one—or at least two or more tones of one color. Even minor changes in a tourmaline’s chemical composition can serendipitously result in entirely different colors within the single crystal. When tourmaline grows so that the center is red with white or colorless material around it, and green around both of those, it’s known—not surprisingly—as watermelon tourmaline. It’s usually cut in thin slices or cross-sections to best show off its interesting color growth. Tourmalines from Malawi, known as canary tourmaline, are a vivid yellow color. In addition to usually being bi- or tricolored, showing two or more colors from one view, tourmaline is also strongly pleochroic, meaning a stone that appears to be only one color face-up can appear to be two or more colors, or tones of the same color, depending upon which direction it is viewed. Look through the gem’s table with a dichroscope and you’ll see both of tourmaline’s pleochroic colors. Though it is believed to have been popular with man since antiquity, tourmaline comes in so many colors that just about any other gemstone could have been called tourmaline throughout history. For this reason, true tourmaline has a brief history that only dates back to when modern gemological testing made its real identity known. We do know that stones that were likely tourmaline were appreciated for hundreds of years in the Mediterranean region before Sri Lankan tourmaline first came to Europe via the Dutch in 1703. The most recent important discovery of tourmaline is the late 1980s discovery of Paraiba tourmaline, which shined new light on the entire tourmaline group. Tourmaline has been found in the United States for a few centuries. A good source of mostly pink and green tourmaline was discovered in Maine in the early 1820s, and about 100 years later, fine pink tourmalines were found in California. In fact, in the early 1900s, Maine and California were considered the world’s primary sources for gem-quality tourmaline. Today, nearly every color of tourmaline can be found in Brazil.

luv this one lol