Beckham’s Barn Rock and Gem Shop
 
1751 Kennerly Road    Irmo, SC  29063     803-781-3589
 
 
Newsletter for January and February 2005
 
Happy New Year to all!
 
GARNET
is the stone for January and we have them in all forms:
Polished gemstones - faceted and cabs, ready to set in jewelry.
Beads - round, oval, & teardrop shapes.  Large chunky nuggets (new
purchase).
Crystals - natural in matrix and polished to show 12 sided dodecahedron
shape.
 
AMETHYST
is the birthstone for February and we have a large selection of these
polished gemstones also.  Some ovals and rounds of rich, deep purple, medium
and lavender shades.
Beads - all shapes, sizes and shades of purple.  Some unpolished natural
crystals drilled center and top side.
Crystals - single, clusters and cathedrals (See some photos on web page.)
 
VALENTINE¹S DAY 
will be here soon.  In addition to our gemstone jewelry, fresh water pearls
and beads for the ladies, remember that we have a fine selection of carved
hearts - 1² to 2²:
Clear quartz, smoky, hematite, lapis, jade, snowflake obsidian, leopardskin
jasper and more.
 
FACETED GEMSTONES (New shipment)
Kunzite, an exceptional delicate lilac/pink, 12x10mm oval.
Mystic topaz - faceted checkerboard top cut, oval and round
Ruby - fine pigeon blood red, 8x6mm oval
 
CRYSTAL POINT JEWELRY
Natural points of kyanite, kunzite and tourmaline.  Some have 4mm ruby cab
accent on the sterling top cap...$12.50 up
 
  
BEADS
New purchase of some exciting new materials and shapes:
Sapphire - light blue faceted roundels.  Also, light multi color ovals.
Tourmaline - green ovals and cubes. Multicolor oval and faceted roundels.
Aquamarine - button and large nugget shapes.
Rhodonite and Rainbow moonstone- 4mm cubes.
Lapis - oval nuggets.
Rhodochrosite - brown with white swirl, high polish, flat rectangles.
Rhodochrosite - pink with white chips, 35² length.
 
FRESH WATER PEARLS
Large assortment of shapes and sizes of white, pink, mauve, cranberry, olive
green and more.
 
AMBER and CHAROITE
Ready made jewelry.  New styles of earrings, pendants and rings set in
sterling.
 
MINERAL COLLECTORS
New specimens of VANADINITE from Morocco...$30.00 up
Cinnabar, Szechwan, China...$15.00 up
 
TUMBLED STONES
Lepidolite, Rhodochrosite, chrysophrase, chrysocolla, aqua and more
 
 
Joan Beckham
Beckham's Barn Rock & Gem Shop
www.beckhamsbarn.com
803-781-3589