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Monet’s Pond Bracelet

Monet’s Water Lily paintings are to me, a lovely blend of greens, pinks, purples, and blues. When I first spotted the Double Drilled Rectangles in Dragon’s Blood jasper I was immediately reminded of the painting. The Dragon’s Blood stone is the perfect color to match the pond in Monet’s painting. The Double Drilled semi-precious stones… Continue reading Monet’s Pond Bracelet

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Making a Mala Necklace

Mala necklaces are traditionally used for Buddhist prayers, essentially they are prayer beads for counting mantras or breaths while meditating.  These days, as with many traditional items, we have seen them hit the mainstream trendy fashion scene.  Whether you choose to wear a Mala for style or use the Mala during a mediation session as… Continue reading Making a Mala Necklace

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Using Semi-Precious Double Drill Stone Beads

Double Drilled Semi-Precious Beads are lovely, feel good on the wrist and can be incorporated in many jewelry designs. I find them pleasing to use for bracelets. Pictured are three examples, with beads and crystals in between to add space and contrast, movement and color. Any two-Holed Clasp will work, I am fond of the TierraCast… Continue reading Using Semi-Precious Double Drill Stone Beads

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