The Classic.The classic pearl necklace, these very fine rosy white cultured salt-water Akoya pearls are
hand-knotted on silk with an 18K gold clasp set with a matching pearl. 18 inches long, these are the
perfect accent with any attire, from formal to casual. Salt-water
cultured pearls have a deeper luster and sheen than freshwater
pearls. These stunning pearls are a bargain at the special price of
$299.95. These very special pearls are of the quality expected in a fine family heirloom.
is becoming increasingly rare as the corals are damaged by
pollution in the waters. This necklace is made from pink angelskin coral
beads I acquired over 30 years ago, including the beautifully carved
cylinder beads and the pendant fruit. Hand-knotted on silk with gold-filled accents, about 24 inches
long, with a handmade gold-filled hook and eye clasp. $99.95.
This stunning strand of natural ruby graduated rondels is about 24
inches long and features a handmade enamel bead accented by gold-filled
beads. Gold-filled pearl (fishhook safety) clasp. Strung on silk and hand-knotted every inch. $199.95
Rare and exotic garnets prove that garnet comes in
colors other than dark red. Hessonite garnet comes in lovely warm shades of brown,
in necklaces of 6mm faceted rondels and 8mm flattened rounds, accented with sterling silver. 16 inches
long with sterling silver S-hook clasp and 3 inch extender chain for
flexible length choices. $89.95. Necklace with handmade glass bead SOLD.
Very dark blue sapphire ovals, accented by silvery gray freshwater pearls
and sterling silver accents will add a touch of elegance to any outfit. 15 inches long with sterling silver S-hook
clasp and 3 inch extender chain, allowing for flexible length choices. $199.95
Vintage turquoise heishi,
very fine, flows in 5 strands from a handmade sterling silver cone and clasp, like water in the desert. The
natural color is very uniform, and the beads are very even. I think I acquired these very nice stones
around 1980 - I made 2 necklaces, and kept one for myself. Truly an heirloom to hand down. About 22 inches long, $179.95.
Red coral. Natural red coral from the Mediterranean is
becoming increasingly scarce as pollution damages the coral reefs.
This vintage short branch coral is strung on silk and hand-knotted with a
gold-filled pearl clasp, about 18 inches long. $59.95. In the
Middle Ages, red coral was thought to protect the wearer from demons and
Vintage blue coral has not been commercially available since the .
1970's. I lucked onto this coral from an estate sale. It is strung with dark
blue sodalite cylinders and sterling silver accent beads
The necklace is about 18 inches long, with a sterling silver toggle clasp.
The bracelet is about 7 inches long and has a silver color magnetic clasp. Set $79.95
Tourmalated quartz has dark crystals of tourmaline trapped in the clear quartz. It is very
rare to find in beads like these 8mm rounds. I have paired them with even
rarer black star of India oval beads, which show a 4-ray star. Strung on
silk and hand-knotted, 36 inches long. $169.95
This very fine 6mm amethyst is accented with 3 carved amethyst beads
and gold-filled rondels. Strung on silk and hand-knotted, it is about 26
inches long. Gold-filled pearl (fishhook safety) clasp. $129.95
These large aquamarine beads are about 12mm and
have an interesting play of light on many of the beads. They have very good color for
aquamarine, but no clarity, due to the light effects. Accented by a forged
sterling silver squiggle, with freshwater pearls and small aqua rondels.
The clasp is a handmade hook and eye that fastens on the side for ease.
Strung on silk and hand-knotted, about 24 inches long. $179.95.