BECKHAM'S BARN ROCK AND GEM SHOP

1751 Kennerly Road  Irmo, SC  29063

Email newsletter                                                              August 10, 2006


PERIDOT

The birthstone for August is the delightful lime green peridot.  Come in and celebrate the peridot with a purchase of 
Bottle of polished chips...$2.95
Earrings and pendants set in sterling silver...$9.95
3 peridots in SS ring...$19.95
Beads - New purchase of 5mm round, 16”...$17.95 
32” med/large chips...$24.50

WORKSHOPS/CLASSES - Each class requires pre-registration and payment.
 
Bead Stringing and Knotting 
Sept. 9 from 9:30 until 11:30.  Fee covers instructions and materials for making a pearl necklace.
(FW Pearls, bead cord, SS or GF bead tips and clasp, and use of tools.) ...$35.00
 
Wire Wrapping
Sept. 16 from 9:00 until 11:30.  Learn to wrap a 30x22mm cabochon pendant.  Cabochon and SS wire included in fee.
Bring your own pliers (chain nose, round nose, flat nose), cutters and flat needle file or buy or borrow from the Barn....$35.00. 

BRACELETS (Stretch cord)
The large nugget bracelets are  back.  $3.95 each or 3 for $10.00.  Available in amazonite, white howlite, citrine, rhodonite, snowflake, rose quartz, clear quartz and mookaite.
The small chip bracelets are back too.  $1.95 in most of materials as larger bracelets.
Also more of the princess style, abalone rims and black/gray/white bulls eye agate.  All these have 2 holes strung with two cords

NEW BEADS (16” TEMPORARY STRANDS)
Howlite, chalk white with gray veining, good for summer jewelry, 18x13mm pear shape...$14.95.  Also rectangles, other shapes and sizes.
Rose quartz, 6mm square boxes, drilled corner to corner...$8.95.
Pink Peruvian/Andean opal, rectangles, tubes, large chips...$17.95 up.
New! African opal, mint green with beige veining.  Ovals shapes, $23.95 up.
2” agate circles drilled, (string more beads inside or use as donut) highly polished...$17.95 per strand or $5.25 ea. 
Shell, cut out shapes...$6.95 for 1-1/4” white open ovals or soft brown open rectangles.
New!  White jade, has a bit of transluscence, beautiful - 6mm...$11.95, 8mm...$13.95, 10mm...$15.95
Tourmaline (multicolor), smooth chips...$28.50.  Many other strands available.
Some of the many more new beads : Fluted square tree agate or fancy jasper, graduated lapis buttons, angelite square/diamond shape, sesame jasper ovals and highly polished smoky quartz bars.

LONGER FINISHED BEAD STRANDS
30” Tigereye, 8mm knotted...$23.95.
32” medium size chips - Amethyst, snowflake obsidian, quartz, sunstone, unakite and more...$9.95 up
32” Citrine, excellent color and polish...$29.95
 
STARDUST BEADS
Now carrying Stardust textured SS and GF beads to accent your necklace - 4, 5, and 6mm

ATTN: SILVERSMITHS
We have in stock the 13.042 Professional Jeweler’s Workbench at a special price...$298.80 plus shipping cost of $78.77 totaling $377.57.  This is a savings of $58.90.  Bench has 3 drawers, tool slide rack, retractable work surface and other desirable features. Measures 37-1/8”W  x 18-1/2”D x36-1/2” H.
 
Foredom 2230 Jewelers Kit, flexible shaft, with new 1/6 hp reversible motor, 54 pc. accessory kit and rotating tool and burr holder...$269.00.  Save $67.00.

BEAVERTAIL GLUE ON
Now - make a unique pendant or dangle by epoxying our new gold or silver color beavertail to the back of a freeform cab, small slab or flat back mineral.  Pendant or earring size...$2.95 ea.  These look really good used as  a dangle on beads or pearls, single or multiple strands.

HOLLOW GEODE PAIRS
This is the “coconut” Choya geode from Mexico.  They are broken in half and selling by pair only.  Some smoky, some smoky druzy crystals, some clear quartz and one pair showing amethyst, some calcite inclusions...start at $29.95 pr.

MORE FOSSILS
Orthoceres plate, 12”x10”, one straight orthoceres and 3 curved ammonites...$69.95
Multiple straight orthoceres plates, 10”x7”...$36.50 & larger
Big flat trilobite on grooved matrix 9-1/2”x8-1/2” plate...$98.50

ALSO NEW:
Celestite eggs, beautiful blue crystals showing from “egg shape”, starting at 3-1/2” egg for $41.50.

Quartz tea candles...$14.95

Healing/energy chart, 8-1/2”x11” with over 100 minerals/stones listed with their healing and energy properties...$4.95

Quality small carvings of turtle, elephant, dolphin, dragon, cat, dog, snake, butterfly carved from red jasper, rose quartz, green aventurine, sodalite in 1-1/4” box...$3.50
 
Citrine crystal specimen on wood base, 6” high x 5” across...$46.50
 
Septarian sphere, about 3”, brown areas with honey calcite...$24.95
 
Joan Beckham
Beckhams Barn Rock and Gem Shop
www.beckhamsbarn.com
803-781-3589


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