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ornate heartsTwo ornate 'puffy' silver heart beads, hollow in the center with holes at top and bottom for stringing. Each is about 1" wide and lightweight. Sold as a set of two. I will consider selling them separately -- so let me know if you'd like to buy only one for $19.00.

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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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