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quartz and silver 2This is a beautiful, clear, natural Quartz crystal and silver pendant to use as a necklace or for crystal healing and insights (or both!). Approx. 35 mm long including bale (or approx. 1 1/2") and approx. 15 mm. (a bit over 1/2") wide. Exclusively for our friends and fans, please remember you can use code 14123 for a 20% discount on this or anything else in the shop!


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Today we start a new tradition for The Bead Collection -- each week, we'll feature a snippet about a single bead (or charm, or cab, or whatever!) or beads. We have so many people listing favorite items (and listing lots of different items, I might add) on our Etsy site, so I thought people might like to see a bit more about their fav's!

This week's focus is on turquoise beads, which we've spent some time on in our previous blog post: December's Birthstone: Turquoise. This particular gemstone gets lots of fan mail! You can be assured that you are not alone if you love turquoise.  Here in the Southwest where we live, it's hard to tell whether people are more devoted to their green chile or their turquoise!  There are so many types of Turquoise, we can't begin to cover them in this short post.  We have lovely selections in our Etsy shop – of Turquoise from the 'Old Man Mine' in Arizona, Chinese Turquoise, Turquoise and Coral Tibetan pendants, and more! We'll keep adding to our collection, so stay tuned!

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