Monday, June 8, 2009

A Birthday Present

I'm pretty sure that I'm not alone when I tell you that a few of the stones that I purchase as a jeweler are never meant to be sold. I buy them for ME! Some I just keep to look at and to hold. Others I envision in a piece of jewelry that I've already designed in my mind. And the rest are acquired under the notion "I have no idea what I will do with this, but I have to have it."
For my upcoming birthday on June 13th, I decided it was time to make something that I've been wanting for myself with some of my very favorite stones.

I chose the follow stones:
  1. Fossil wood from the red wood forest - small square w/colors range from brown, yellow, green to blue green.
  2. Turquoise doughnut - bright blue green color with brown web matrix
  3. Spectrolite - an oblong triangle shaped stone with flashes of greens and blues
  4. Chrysocolla, I think? - large square w/blue greens in dark brown
  5. Variscite from Australia - light green triangle shaped stone

1 comment:

  1. This is really lovely! I have been contemplating making myself something special - I think you've inspired me to just go ahead and DO it already!


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