Creative Metalsmithing from Scratch with Kim St. Jean
Quartz is one of the most well-known minerals in jewelry making, and ranks a 7 on Mohs’ Scale, making quartz an ideal stone on which to practice cabochon wrapping and other wire wrap techniques. Many people attribute calming effects to gemstone quartz, and many people also say it helps with concentration and centering in meditation. Quartz has been used for thousands of years in many cultures in jewelry and carvings.Whether you’re making a bangle, pendant, pair of earrings, or jewelry series, we are proud to stock natural and reconstituted quartz in an array of colors you and your customers will love.
We also carry cherry quartz and rose quartz, and check out our selection of quartz beads!

Wire-Sculpture stocks a wide assortment of cabochon gemstones to ensure we have the best products on hand for your wire jewelry making needs. Our wide selection of jewelry cabs comes from all over the world, and all our pieces are shaped and polished to impress.