BECKHAM'S BARN ROCK AND GEM SHOP
1751 Kennerly Road Irmo, SC 29063
Valentine's Greetings from Beckham's Barn
Email Newsletter February 9, 2007
Happy Valentines Day! - Feb. 14
Just as few days away but we can help you find a memorable, romantic gift.
HEARTS OF STONEPeridot, faceted, 8x8 mm...$34.50Rose quartz (clear), 23 mm with eye pin for hanging...$7.50Puff hearts (no hanger):Jade, 19 mm...$6.95Quartz, clear, 1-1/2”...$4.50Labradorite, 1-1/4”...$3.75Sodalite, 1-5/8”...$6.95Smoky quartz (beautiful), 1-3/4”...$9.95Many others - some with hole drilled through for cord or stringing with beads.
We just returned from a trip to Arizona and New Mexico with the Columbia Art Museum, which Tom and I ended with 5 days of shopping at the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. The Show was overwhelming -45 show locations with 25 to 200 dealers at each location. No, we didn’t get to see them all but shopped enough to bring back plenty of stones, beads, minerals and crystals. However we don’t have them all unpacked so I’ll just mention a few which we do.
Star SAPPHIRE, dark blue with sharp 6 ray star, 8x6 mm...$56.95Other larger ovals too.
DRUZY QUARTZSet of pendant and earrings - white druzy, oval, cushion and trillion shapes, in sterling silver...$65.50Earrings only...$35.95 - 1 pr. black trillion, 16 mm...$97.50Single pendants...$24.50 up.
MYSTIC TOPAZWe have purchased many sizes and shapes at good price.10 mm trillion...$58.5012x8 mm pear...$34.50More ovals, rounds and octagons, some smaller
AMETHYST - February’s BirthstoneNew: faceted pear shape, rich purple color, (would make adorable dangle earrings)...$8.95 ea.Many other faceted amethyst stones available for your jewelry.Fist size cluster specimens...$5.95 upSingle crystals, all sizes and points.Large tumbled chip beads, 16” temporary strung, good color...$12.9516MM round...$29.95Lots more shapes and sizes.
TURQUOISE BRACELETS - Southwestern cuff style, handmade and stampedInlaid pattern...$99.0012 stones across (turquoise or red coral) and large “flower” designs available.
TURQUOISE FREE FORMSWe bought from several dealers and we’ll try to get these prices ready.
DANBURITE - Mexico3/4” to 1-1/2” crystals...$8.95
SPESSARTITE GARNET ON SMOKY QUARTZBeautiful golden garnets cluster at base of smoky crystals, East Region, China...$44.50 up for 2” smoky.
NEW FREE FORM CABSVelvet obsidian...$17.95Druzy quartz, white, blue and carnelian...$26.95New opal doublets...$29.95 up
BEADSWe hope to have new beads unpacked by next week -MOP heishe, red coral cubes, 8 mm turquoise roundels with sections of darker colored turquoise (excellent beads for the man), larimar, aquamarine and more.
Also, Sterling curved 15 mm tubes, large link chain by the foot (some oval hammered-some large round.