India January 2015
Very successful trip, sifting through many, many stones for setting, plus Ganesha carvings and Beads. The stone sellers were queuing out the door!
First off beads, one off strands of top quality Ethiopian Opal and Tanzanite, plus plenty of hand faceted beads including; iolite, labradorite, garnet, smokey quartz, apatite and neon apatite, black spinel, tanzanite, amethyst, carnelian, fire opal, citrine, pink tourmaline, peruvian opal, green amethyst, quartz, prehnite, strawberry quartz, sunstone, rutile quartz, aquamarine, moonstone, morganite, rose quartz, ruby, sapphire
Smooth beads in pink amethyst, chrysoprase, lapis, opal – Peruvian and Ethiopian, carnelian, tanzanite, labradorite, larimar, lapis, citrine, pyrite
And this list is not complete!
Next, cut stones… what you see pictured plus labradorite, iolite/sunstone, sunstone, larimar, kyanite cab and facet, opal, charoite sodalite, mookite, blue lace agate, chrysocolla, aquamarine, pyrite, hematite, tanzanite, jasper, lemon quartz, rainbow moonstone, emerald, tourmalinated prehnite and again this is not a complete list!
These will be set in our workshops throughout the year and are being set NOW, contact your local shop for more details throughout the year.
Finally carvings, Ganesha, all hand picked, very good collection in tiger eye, lapis, labradorite and quartz to name but a few.
Please remember that all these stones have to be set for silver jewellery and strung for the beads, they are not in our shops quite yet but will be in throughout the year so please keep coming back for more news!