All posts tagged "dyed"

  • Gem Profile Oct. 12: Howlite

    by Rose Marion, Wire-Sculpture.com Howlite Shop Howlite Cabochons | Shop Howlite Beads You learned last week that copper is the big element that sets turquoise apart from magnesite. ¬†Today’s stone, howlite, is made of Calcium, Silicon, Boron,...

    • Posted October 12, 2012
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Purple Turquoise and Turquoise Facts

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: Hi Dale, I have recently purchased a purple turquoise pendant drop that I want to use in a necklace. I was assured that the stone was genuine. However, in my research...

    • Posted March 14, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Nov. 4: Kiwi Lapis and Chinese Turquoise

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for November 4, 2010 Question: What are Chinese Turquoise and Kiwi Lapis? My customers always ask me if this is “real” turquoise or “real” lapis, and I don’t know the answer. Thanks!...

    • Posted November 3, 2010
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