Archives mensuelles : janvier 2013

The Beautiful Birthstone of January: The Garnet

Hello to all of you jewelry fans out there! January is upon us…Happy New Year, by the way. And with this new year, comes January, which means I’m going to tell you all about the birthstone of the month: the … Continuer la lecture

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The Incredible Bead : Part 2

Hello, lovers of everything jeweled! In my previous entry, we began our discussion about beads in India and in Ancient Egypt. Both cultures have produced incredible examples of beaded jewelry from gemstones, including drilled rubies, garnets, turquoise, jade, emeralds, pearls … Continuer la lecture

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The Incredible Bead: Part 1

When we think of beads, we often think of children’s arts and crafts kits or costume jewelry, essentially bits of plastic or even tubular pasta that we used to use to make necklaces as kids.  This is most certainly not … Continuer la lecture

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Fool’s Gold!

Hello, My Jewelry Friends! I have been writing to you for some time now about anything and everything that glows, sparkles, shines, and shimmers.  We have talked about scandalous affairs involving diamonds, thievery, and mysterious disappearances.  You also now know … Continuer la lecture

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