Beckham's Barn Rock
& Gem Shop Email newsletter
August 6, 2008
PERIDOT - August
Just in time - we
have a new purchase of this cool, glowing, lime green gemstone. Finished
Peridot jewelry set in sterling silver:
Earrings - 5mm...$11.75
Pendants - 6mm...$11.95
up to 10x8mm oval...$65.95
Many rings, some with
multiple stones and in larger finger sizes...$22.50 up.
8x6 mm oval...$32.50
octagon...$39.95 - (New)
We have blank
settings for rings, earrings and pendants for your stone selection.
strand, med. size tumbled...$14.95
temporarily strung (quality varies):
5mm...$9.95 to $17.95
6mm...$89.95 or 8mm...$143.50
Also 4mm faceted,
tubes and more.
THE WONDERFUL WORLD
OF AGATES SHOW
Wenasha, Wisc. was in
July and Tom and Joan attended, and it was wonderful! We
had a whole day of lectures and Power Point
leading agate experts and authors and saw many beautiful displays of agates
from all over the world.
We have set up a
display near the front door of the Barn to share our trip with you.
We brought back some
of the elusive Lake Superior Agate for your tumbler. 1/2 lb...$3.95.
New rough - some
larger pieces with hole drilled front to back for jump rings or pinch bail - 7-8
grams ...$73.50 up.
FRESH WATER PEARLS -
2 styles of the popular multicolors:
gold & dusty pink with larger white oval, top side drilled...$13.50
peacock, gold and white...$16.50
BLUE LACE AGATE -
graduated little slab shapes...$29.95
MOTHER OF PEARL -
unbleached mocha color with white, some iridescence.
MOONSTONE - 9-1/2mm
roundels. white and cream color...$17.95
GREEN KYANITE -
Silvery mint green ovals, 14x10mm...$35.95. You will like
these with our matching mint green FWP.
LAIS & MALACHITE
on the same strand, 16 x 12 mm ovals....$41.50
CHRYSOPRASE BEADS -
Smooth chips $26.95
some with lovely brown edges...$41.95
Strips of shell rim $11.95
Double sided, higher
8mm squares, drilled
Bargains on BIG beads
Green aventurine -
Medium color, 14mm ...$12.95
Mahogany obsidian -
strong color show, 16mm...$12.95
Rose quartz - lighter
Gold sheen obsidian -
lovely sheen, 14mm...$26.95
Fossil - Light and
dark brown shades, 12mm...$11.95
Red and pink coral
limbs/tubes, highly polished.
SHELL - OPEN LINKS
15mm gray or olive
FREE FORM CABS - for
Wire Wrap or epoxy on a beavertail hook and make a focal bead for your
New purchase of -
druzy, rhodochrosite (some with brown bands), Mexican Crazy Lace agate, gold
shape polished both sides), blue kyanite rectangles, angelite, variscite
jasper, plum blossom jasper, rainbow moonstone.
Pieces run about 20
grams @ $.50 per gram.
JEWELRY - all in
sterling silver, made in New Mexico:
Heavy 4 stone cuff
Small bear claw
Small turtle pendant,
inlaid with turquoise, coral, malachite on black body...$11.95
FEATURE NECKLACE: Inlaid
blue turquoise, contemporary design choker, adjustable chain, with matching
We finally found some
for those who have been asking. I call it “green turquoise”,
it’s such a lovely soft color.
cabbing quality, small to medium size, $.25 pr gram.
WORKSHOP, Aug. 23 at 9:30
If your name is not
on the “call list” and you are interested, please let us know. See
details at www.beckhamsbarn.com or
TOM’S FACET CORNER
New Facet Rough
Amythest - good color. $1.25 per gram.
Aquamarine - good
color..average 10 cts..$3.00 per carat
Citrine - dark
reddish yellow...$1.00 per gram .
Citrine - lemon
yellow...5 to 20 gram pieces... .50 per gram.
Citrine - lemon
yellow...20 to100 gram pieces... .40 per gram.
We have a
demo Mark 5XL Faceting machine with digital faceting head.
See Tom for a
Carvings - 3-1/4x2-
luck” bear of LABRADORITE or ROSE QUARTZ
CARVED LEAVES (drilled)
- use as focal bead or use several on your strand. Light and dark
JADE and MOOKAITE.
Chrysocolla slabs for
display, unique colorful splashes of vivid blue and green, clear coated 1
Pendulums - Rose
quartz, clear quartz, carnelian, amethyst, bloodstone...$9.95
It seems we are
featuring a lot of green stones this month. Does this mean the
Barn is “environmentally friendly?”
Beckhams Barn Rock and Gem Shop