Fourth of July Newsletter

We hope you are all enjoying a beautiful 4th of JULY.  It has extra special meaning to all of us this year.  Fireworks are going off around the neighborhood as I write this.

We have set up a Bead STRINGING AND KNOTTING WORKSHOP for Sat. July 13 from 10:00A.M. until 12:00.  The $10.00 fee covers use of tools.  Bring our own beads or pick up some while you are here.  We must have pre-registration and space is limited so sign up soon.

BEADS - some of our selection:  (temporarily strung and unless noted all are 16² length)

 Turquoise nuggets are high fashion right now.  22² blue for $29.95 and larger 16” greenish graduated,
 for $45.00 up.

  White howlite makes nice summer jewelry.  Chalky white with grey spider web veining.
  6mm for 5.40 - 8mm for $6.50

 Crazed clear quartz - 8mm for $19.95

 Amethyst - big, dark, chunky for $26.95 or large 18mm exhibiting chevron pattern for  $29.95

 Pink chalcedony - 12mm for $17.95

 Rose quartz buttons - $11.95

Remember we have a large selection of clasps - lobster claw, filigree and toggle in Sterling, Gold filled and 14K.  We have silk and nylon bead cord, many sizes and colors or, you might want to try the Soft Touch or Soft Flex wire.  The Elastic Magic makes an “easy off, easy on” bracelet.

July birthstone is RUBY.  For birthday gifts, or for yourself, check out our 14K ruby rings from $89.95 up.  Rings with diamond accents are higher.  Several with excellent color and quality rubies.  14K ear posts, 5mm for $39.95 per pair.

AMBER WITH BUGS - The Amber salesman came by and we didn¹t know when to stop buying!  Come see our affordable new specimens from South America with bubbles, ant tunnels and insects.

For the popular ³slider² necklaces we have 2 new styles of heavier STERLING CHAINS - 4mm Omega and .060 Snake.  16” length.

RAINBOW MOONSTONE - We have acquired some lovely SS pendants (with large bail) and earrings.  We selected only the choice stones and styles.


 MOQUI BALLS from Utah.  1 ½” to 2 ½” balls - $2.90 up
 TANGERINE QUARTZ - single crystal (to release the Inner Child) $2.90 up
 New larger 3”x 5” MEDICINE BAG POUCHES with cord for $2.95.  Also drum shaped 2 ¾”

 LODESTONE - This magnetic rock is now available, several sizes, attracts iron filings, paper clips, etc.


 AMETHYST specimens from Russia.  Small doubly terminated crystals, up to  ¾” with 1 to 3 crystals per specimen on matrix - $18.00


  German made 3” SAW FRAMES - a special purchase @ $7.95
  TORCH MATE -Touch the torch tip to it and it automatically lights - $26.50
  METALS FOR CASTING - Sterling scrap and grain.  Also imitation Silver Mine, Rich Gold,
 Manganese, Bronze and Pewter.

YOUNGER JEWELRY LOVERS - We have sterling silver TOE RINGS for $2.95
 White shell chips necklace with clasp - $3.95

INSTRUCTOR NEEDED for Basic Wire Wrapping Class.  Call Joan if interested.

Come by soon!

Joan Beckham