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Melanite Garnet and Sterling Silver Stud Earrings

Melanite Garnet Stud Earrings

My lovely sister had a birthday recently, and I thought she might need a bit of understated bling – so I made her a pair of melanite garnet stud earrings.Melanite Garnet and Sterling Silver Stud EarringsLove my sister!

Melanite Garnet and Sterling Silver Stud Earrings

Tourmalinated Quartz Oval Cabochon

Tourmalinated Quartz Oval Cabochon

The gorgeous black rutile quartz gemstone cabochon shown here is 22mm long. It was mined in Brazil. 

Rutile quartz is thought to act as an antidepressant. It is believed to relieve fears, phobias and anxiety. It is supposed to absorb mercury in cases of poisoning. It is thought to assist with impotence and infertility and help with exhaustion. Rutile quartz is thought to assist with issues of the respiratory tract and thyroid.

Black Tourmalinated Quartz Cabochon

Black Tourmalinated Quartz Oval Cabochon

The gorgeous black rutile quartz gemstone cabochon shown here is 24mm long. It was mined in Brazil. 

Rutile quartz is thought to act as an antidepressant. It is believed to relieve fears, phobias and anxiety. It is supposed to absorb mercury in cases of poisoning. It is thought to assist with impotence and infertility and help with exhaustion. Rutile quartz is thought to assist with issues of the respiratory tract and thyroid.

I used this cabochon to create this custom piece:

Tourmalinated Quartz and Sterling Silver Ring

Black Drusy Agate and Sterling Silver Ring

Black Drusy Agate and Sterling Silver Ring

The lovely Leesa, who I created this ring for, recently chose this superb black drusy agate cabochon to be made into a ring.

Black Drusy Agate and Sterling Silver Ring

Very stylish and understated, it looks gorgeous!

Black Drusy Agate and Sterling Silver Ring

I dropped it off to Leesa today, and she was very pleased. Thanks, Leesa!

Black Drusy Agate and Sterling Silver Ring

Picasso Marble

Picasso Marble Polished Pebbles

Picasso Marble Polished Pebbles (photo credit Blue Apple)

Picasso Marble was created about 100 million years ago when magma pushed its way through fields of limestone, creating colours and patterns which are similar in appearance to Picasso’s art (hence the name).  Most Picasso Marble comes from Utah, USA.

Picasso Marble Rough

Picasso Marble Rough (photo credit Great Rough)

Picasso marble is believed to strengthen self-control, clarity and stablilty; give total recall of dreams and assist in meditation. It apparently helps expand the mind, and aids in the manifestation of physical and material goals. It is believed to help to heal viral infection.

Picasso Marble Sphere

Picasso Marble Sphere (photo credit Wire Sculpture)

I recently made a pendant using a lovely piece of Picasso Marble I sourced.

Black and Grey Picasso Marble Sterling Silver Handcrafted Pendant

I have one other piece in stock at the moment. I love the gorgeous striations and the subtle colours!

Picasso Marble Cabochon

If you like this and and you’d like to have it set in a ring or a pendant, let me know!