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Category Archives: Semi-Precious
Blue Goldstone is a man-made stone. Its sparkle comes from flecks of copper. They say that Blue Goldstone is a helpful aide for children who are afraid of the dark. Goldstone, like diamond, is a good deflector of unwanted energies, and is highly regarded … Continue reading
In the current issue of Perles et Cetera, a premier French publication for jewelry makers, we have a new semi precious project step by step. This is the English translation. Designed by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp. and Perles … Continue reading
The birthstone for August is Peridot. It is the official stone of Egypt and is rumored to have been Cleopatra’s gem of choice. In ancient times, it was believed that the Peridot was a gift of Mother Nature to celebrate … Continue reading
The Courage Bracelet The bracelet features Carnelian Semi Precious Beads and Wood. Carnelian grounds and anchors you in the present reality. A stabilizing stone with high energy, it is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity. … Continue reading
We have had the opportunity to participate in several Make and Take events with our semi precious beads this spring. (The projects above will be featured in upcoming blog posts.) There are many wonderful attributes associated with semi-precious gems and crystals. … Continue reading
Semi Precious round beads are on trend this year for mala style necklaces. Our latest collection will have you creating memorable peices.
Semi precious strands (you could use Jade or Moss Agate) and our patina components. Carnelian semi precious beads and a red cotton tassel. Amazonite semi precious bracelet and metal patina components. Mahogany Jasper … Continue reading
Our Global Chic product line was beautifully captured in this picture from the “Creativity on the Catwalk” fashion shows in the UK last month at CHSI Stitches. (Photo from CHSI) Our Creative Director, Fernando DaSilva designed an “out of the … Continue reading
Global Chic Glamour Necklace by Carmi Cimicata for John Bead Corp The desire to explore distant lands and to experience cultural diversity is the inspiration for the new DIY jewelry making line from John Bead called Global Chic. This twisted … Continue reading