All posts tagged "amethyst"

  • February Birthstone – Amethyst

    Daily Wire Jewelry Tip February 20, 2015 February Birthstone: Amethyst February Birthstone – Amethyst is a violet variety of quartz. A stone of wisdom, February’s Amethyst draws forth one’s intuition in order to bring clarity to emotions,...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Live from Tucson – Use a File

    Daily Wire Jewelry Tip February 6, 2015 Live from Tucson 2015 If you’ve been following our blog, you know that we are partnering with our sister company and offering over 100 classes in Tucson at the...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • Gem Profile Feb 15: What’s Druze?

    by Layna Palmer, Druzy Shop Druzies on Wire-Sculpture I think I’ve already let you know how much I love rocks. I think what I love most about rocks is the processes that create them. There are...

    • Posted February 15, 2013
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  • Gem Profile Jan. 6: About Citrine and Ametrine

    by Dale "Cougar" Armstrong, Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 6, 2012 Citrine and Ametrine, one in a Series on Quartz At the end of my macrocrystalline quartz article featuring amethyst, I mentioned that when...

    • Posted January 5, 2012
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  • Gem Profile Dec. 30: About Amethyst

    by Dale “Cougar” Armstrong, Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for December 30, 2011 Amethyst, one in a Series on Quartz Shop Selection of Amethyst Beads | Shop Amethyst Cabochons As we learned in an Introduction to...

    • Posted December 29, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip April 14: Tumbling Your Jewelry

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip April 14, 2010 Question: I’m using a Lortone tumbler with stainless steel shot to polish/harden my sterling silver creations.  What medium should I use when polishing creations with sterling AND gemstones?  I tried...

    • Posted April 14, 2010
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