Father’s Day is this weekend and keep in mind that you can find neat gift ideas at Beckham’s Barn for Dad. These would also be appreciated by the new graduate or as a wedding gift. Here are a few suggestions:

BRAZILIAN AGATE - Highly polished slabs...$9.95 up to $150.00 for beautiful, very large size. These are quite appropriate with office decor or to enjoy at home.

LAMP - about 5” high, with electric bulb inside a polished crystal of smoky or milky quartz, sponge calcite or rose quartz mountain...$24.95 up. Very soothing.

CITRINE - New shipment of larger citrine crystal clusters.
AMETHYST - Decorator size specimens, Brazil and the darker Uruguay. See a sampling of our amethyst cathedrals on our opening web page link. We have added more smaller cathedrals starting at $190.00 for 7-1/2”.

BOOKS - Some good “coffee table book” choices for Dad or your own enjoyment:
Gemstones, Symbols of Power and Beauty by Guibelin & Erni...$40.00
Gems and Crystals from the American Museum of Natural History, Sofianides and Harlow...$39.95
NEW! -Rocks and Gems, A definitive guide to Rocks, Minerals, Gems and Fossils, a DK Smithsonian book...$40.00

FRESH WATER PEARL - Necklace and earring set with Swarovski and Bali accents - white, eggplant and others. Made here at the Barn.$31.95 up. Or buy the materials and make them yourself. White FWP bracelet, 7mm on stretch cord...$5.95. 
MOONSTONE - Beads, ready made earrings, pendants, rings of Rainbow moonstone. Cabochons and rings or pendant mountings to make your own.
ALEXANDRITE - a few tiny faceted stones $60.50 up.
Natural crystals in 1-1/4” Perky box...$15.95 up.

DEAD SOFT STERLING and FINE SILVER WIRE - Used in your projects for knitting or crocheting silver wire jewelry. 30 to 28 ga. in l oz. spools only

BRACELET AND EARRING WORKSHOP - July 14 or 21, Sat. AM 9:30 ‘til 11:30.
When we fill the first class we will enroll for July 21
Learn to make a bracelet and dangle earrings using Flex Wire, SS crimps beads, toggle clasp, french ear wires and gemstone beads. All materials furnished. Bring your own pliers and cutters, ID’d with your name, or borrow from us. Elizabeth will demonstrate the new Magical Crimping pliers which forms a 2mm SS crimp tube into a 2mm SS ball for finishing.
Cost of $40.00 must be paid in advance. Come by or call in your charge card # to 803-781-3589. Classes fill up fast.

We now have peg style bails and decorative “front pinch” and “side pinch” bails to attach a dangle to bead strand
Toggle clasps - New style leaf, flower and oval design, in addition to our wave and dove patterns.

BEADS New shipment!
Black onyx - Many new shapes and sizes.
Bronzite - rich brown with gold flashes - ovals, discs, puff rectangles.
Blue goldstone - 8mm faceted,4mm button and 3m heishe.
Blue lace agate - beautiful little polished slabs.
Peruvian opal - lucious pink or blue/green.
Red coral - shiny bright red 6mm...$17.95 or 3mm heishe...$14.95.
Faceted deep red color “ruby quartz”, 10mm and 14mm.
Coffee jasper rectangles - discs, and ovals.
Peridot - Clear 6mm round. 
Green garnet - 8mm faceted roundels.
We hope to have most of these unpacked by Saturday.

We now have in stock the Magical Crimping Pliers which use .014 or .015 Flex Wire and a 2mm SS or GF crimp tube to form a small bead to finish your necklace or bracelet. We continue to carry the Magical Pliers which use .019 Flex Wire.

See you at the Barn!!!

Joan Beckham
Beckhams Barn Rock and Gem Shop