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February Birthstone – Amethyst

February Birthstone – Amethyst

February Birthstone – Amethyst   Amethyst is the february birthstone and the gem for the 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries, Its colour is as unique as it is seductive, and this gemstone of all gemstones is said to protect its wearer against seduction. It has a gorgeous colour going from violet to purple and can change colour when heated. The February birthstone poem reflects some of the properties with which amethyst is associated – stability, peace, balance, courage, inner strength, sincerity…

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January Birthstone – Garnets

January Birthstone – Garnets

    January birthstone – Garnets The january birthstone is Garnet, which come in a variety of colors and have many different varieties.  Modern gemstones have a rich palette of garnet colors: greens, oranges, pinkish oranges, deeply saturated purplish reds, and even some blues. However, the most widely-known color of Garnet gemstones is dark red. The january birthstone also has Spiritual and Psychic Properties, it is said that garnet stones are for regeneration and energizing, that it can boost energy. there is…

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Favourite materials to work with and why

Favourite materials to work with and why

  Favourite materials to work with. This month the blog carnival from Jewelry Artisans Community is about our favourite materials and why we like to use them. This is a hard question, my favourite materials to work with change all the time. One day I work a lot with gemstomes, the other day it can be seed beads or just a bit of wire. One day I’m in to wire wrapping and the other into bead weaving or working with…

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New earrings in my shop

New earrings in my shop

New earrings in my shop.   The past 3 day I have been adding new earrings in my shop. They are made from silver plated materials and mostly gemstones. Although there are a few Lucite flowers in between them. The colourful flower earrings can be found by clicking on the image.     The new gemstone earrings are also very colourful. I made them in reds, pinks, greens, black and orange gemstones. When you click the images my website will redirect…

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~*~ December 2014 ~*~

~*~ December 2014 ~*~

De creaties die ik in december 2014 gemaakt heb. De andere foto’s zijn te zien in mijn galerij. The creations I made in december 2014. The other photo’s can be viewed in my gallery. Beadies / Beadies Hanger / Pendant Ketting / Necklace Oorbellen / Earrings Setjes / Sets

~*~ Juli 2014 ~*~

~*~ Juli 2014 ~*~

De creaties die ik in juli 2014 gemaakt heb. De andere foto’s zijn te zien in mijn galerij. The creations I made in juli 2014. The other photo’s can be viewed in my gallery. Armbanden / Bracelets Hangers / Pendants Ketting / Necklace Oorbellen / Earrings    

~*~ April 2014 ~*~

~*~ April 2014 ~*~

De creaties die ik in april 2014 gemaakt heb. De andere foto’s zijn te zien in mijn galerij. The creations I made in april 2014. The other photo’s can be viewed in my gallery. Armbanden / Bracelets Hnagers / Pendants Oorbellen / Earrings Ringen / Rings Setjes / Sets      

~*~ 2013 – Tried some beadweaving again. ~*~

~*~ 2013 – Tried some beadweaving again. ~*~

Every now and then I change the materials I work with.  so some time ago (actually a very long time ago)   I made these 2 bracelets after I found a tutorial of them online.  🙂 This first one was my first try, it is made with cheaper China Crystals, honey and pink seedies. This second one is made with round peridots and green and purple seedies. I myself like the first one best.  🙂 I have forgotten what the…

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~*~ 2013 – Hemimorphite ~*~

~*~ 2013 – Hemimorphite ~*~

  I bought some Hemimorphite drops a while ago and up until now I only made a pair of earrings with them.   This time I made a wire wrapped pendant. For now on a suede cord until I find some stones of the same color. The metals I used are gunmetal artistic wire because that color is gorgeous with the soft green of the hemimorphite.

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