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 STONE
Peridot, faceted, 8x8 mm...$34.50
Rose quartz (clear), 23 mm  with eye pin for hanging...$7.50
Puff hearts (no hanger):
Jade, 19 mm...$6.95
Quartz, clear, 1-1/2”...$4.50
Labradorite, 1-1/4”...$3.75
Sodalite, 1-5/8”...$6.95
Smoky quartz (beautiful), 1-3/4”...$9.95
Many 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...$56.95
Other larger ovals too.

DRUZY QUARTZ
Set of pendant and earrings - white druzy, oval, cushion and trillion shapes, in sterling silver...$65.50
Earrings only...$35.95  -  1 pr. black trillion, 16 mm...$97.50
Single pendants...$24.50 up. 

MYSTIC TOPAZ
We have purchased many sizes and shapes at good price.  
10 mm trillion...$58.50 
12x8 mm pear...$34.50
More  ovals, rounds and octagons, some smaller

AMETHYST - February’s Birthstone
New: 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 up
Single crystals, all sizes and points.
Large tumbled chip beads, 16” temporary strung, good color...$12.95
16MM round...$29.95
Lots more shapes and sizes. 

TURQUOISE BRACELETS - Southwestern cuff style, handmade and stamped
Inlaid pattern...$99.00
12 stones across (turquoise or red coral) and large “flower” designs available.

TURQUOISE FREE FORMS
We bought from several dealers and we’ll try to get these prices ready.

DANBURITE - Mexico
3/4” to 1-1/2” crystals...$8.95

SPESSARTITE GARNET ON SMOKY QUARTZ
Beautiful golden garnets cluster at base of smoky crystals, East Region, China...$44.50 up for 2” smoky.

NEW FREE FORM CABS
Velvet obsidian...$17.95
Druzy quartz, white, blue and carnelian...$26.95
New opal doublets...$29.95 up

BEADS
We 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.


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

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