HOPPY EASTER FROM BECKHAM'S BARN

Newsletter, April 5, 2007


CROSSES FOR EASTER
We have a new purchase of crosses with gemstones.  Several styles and sizes in sterling with garnet, peridot, citrine and blue, white or mystic topaz...$14.95 up.  We also have styles in sterling with no stone.
See our new selection of sterling chains for your cross.
 
EGGS
A good time to add to your stone egg collection, or as a gift.  New selections, egg size, of rainforest jasper or picture jasper for $6.95. Goldstone...$7.50.    We also have Picasso marble...$4.95 and others:  Rose quartz, amethyst, Dalmatian (black spots on white), rhodonite, clear, smoky or white optical quartz...  The small rhodochrosite, pink and white ribbon pattern, are precious for $24.50.
Get your free “Easter bag” with grass for eggs purchased at value of $4.95 or more while supplies last!
 
NEW STERLING SILVER CHAINS
We have added a small Rolo pattern in 16”thru 24”...$9.60 up.
Figaro, heavier weight, 18”-24”...$16.95 up

BEAD STRINGING AND KNOTTING WORKSHOP 
  Next Class -  April 21, 2007 - 9:30 to 11:30               Sign up now!
 $35.00 fee (prepayment required) covers instructions and materials for knotting a pearl necklace (FW pearl beads, silk bead cord, SS or GF bead tips and clasp, and use of tools.) 
 Call 803-781-3589 with your charge card # or come by the Barn to register.

MORE FINISHED JEWELRY
New already set in sterling pendants, ear posts and rings, some with 3 stones, in Mystic, blue and white(clear) topaz, amethyst, citrine, peridot and smoky quartz, ruby, and jade.  
Sample pricing:
3mm ear posts...$6.00. 4mm through 6mm are more.
6mm amethyst pendant...$11.95.  Smoky quartz pear shape is more.
 
HERKIMER “DIAMONDS”
We really had to search the Tucson show but finally found these Herkimers from New York to replenish our stock...$5.95 up to $31.50 for a boxed twin.

 

TURQUOISE FREEFORM CABS
Purchased at Tucson Show - cabs from Sleeping Beauty, White Water, Emerald Valley mines, and more.  Stabilized using the Zachary treatment keeps the natural color and provides a beautiful stone that will not change color.  Good for silversmithing, wire wrap or epoxy onto a beavertail hanger.

BEADS
TANZANITE, delightful light blue, 4mm faceted rondels...$149.95.
HESSONITE GARNET, yellow, graduated up to 4 & 5mm roundels,...$69.50 up.
PERIDOT, 16” temporarily strung, high quality 4mm faceted rondel or short tubes...$29.95.  Lesser quality but good for spacing, chips...$5.95.  More sizes and quality in between.
LAPIS, deep blue chips...$6.95
PEACE JADE” Jasper, discs of white, pink and mint green...$14.95
AQUAMARINE, faceted rondels graduated 6-7mm...$54.50
JADE, cool green 4mm...$14.95.  Also 6mm and 8mm.
JADE, faceted 4mm and 5mm.  This the first time we ever carried this.
TURQUOISE, short “wheel” heishe, 6mm and 8mm, some graduated, some button shape, some with darker sections (perfect for gents)...$19.95 up.
Be sure to see our strands of small slabs, top side drilled.
 
SHORT STRAND BEADS - top side drilled, pear and disc shapes
Peridot...$35.95.  Also light teal chalcedony and rose quartz.
These are high fashion right now when spaced out using matching or contrasting small round beads.
 
Latest issue of “Stringing - Spring 2007 is now in stock.

STERLING TUBE RINGS
Add these as a link in your beads to make the latest fashion necklaces.  13-1/2mm ring...$2.45 up to 19mm for $2.95 ea.
 
We have bulk packs of Swarovski 4mm bicone in many colors to accent your beads - black diamond, volcano, cantaloupe, satin rose, alexandrite - to name a few, as well as our standbys, crystal and aura borealis.

LOTS OF NEW DANGLES
Turquoise or black onyx do nuts with “off center” hole , African opal or turquoise pear shape and more.

A Blessed Easter to all.

Joan Beckham
Beckhams Barn Rock and Gem Shop
www.beckhamsbarn.com
803-781-3589