Smoky Quartz Stands Out

Yazan: 86beads | 01 August 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Quartz Beads & Jewelry, wholesale beads

Smoky quartz is a popular macro crystalline variety of quartz. It has an unusual color for a gemstone, easily recognized and well known by the public. The color can vary from gray to warm brown, clear and light to an almost “solid” looking brown or black. Only a few other brown or black minerals are [...]

Chrysoprase Beads- A Special Gemstone

Yazan: 86beads | 30 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Agate & Chalcedony Jewelry

Chrysoprase is one of the most famous quartz that is been used as a gemstone. It is rarest among other gemstones, as well as the most valuable stone of the chalcesdony group. The name of this semi precious stone originated from Greek words “chryso” and “prason” and is mostly found in Australia. It is believed [...]

The Power of Cat’s Eye Jewelry

Yazan: 86beads | 28 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Gemstone Beads & Jewelry, wholesale beads

Cat’s eye jewelry is very charming and fascinating. When this stone is rotated while light is flashed on it, it gives an image of the opening and closing of the cat’s eye, thus cat’s eye is its name. This effect in cat’s eye jewelry is caused by the reflection of light within tiny parallel fibers. [...]

The Attractive Cat’s Eye Beads

Yazan: 86beads | 28 July 2011 | Comments Off
Categories: Gemstone Beads & Jewelry

The Cat’s eye stone has been known since the beginning of history. It was referred to in a poem 2,000 years ago and was thought to be caused due to the extreme cold. This gemstone has the longest history amongst the other chrysoberyl varieties. By the start of the nineteenth century the gemstone had lost its [...]