Brown …

I cannot pretend to be impartial about the colours. I rejoice with the brilliant ones, and am genuinely sorry for the poor browns.

Winston Churchill

Brown. A colour so maligned, but full of such deliciousness as coffee, cream, brown sugar, chocolate, honey, topaz, wheat, grain, spices, beer, molasses, amber, coconut, ginger, chestnut. And toast. Do not go to a diner with me if you will be embarrassed by the following:

Overworked server with sensible shoes and a mile of piled, bleached hair: “White toast or brown, hon?”

Me: “Isn’t all toast brown?”

Maybe it’s just the word. Brown-Frown-UpsideDown. Brown is comfy, soothing color. Nature’s petticoats, hiding under the flashy green-leaf silks and the blue-sky chiffon, brown is what holds the world up. Brown is the world. Earth is brown and everything else is just clinging to the surface as we whirl through space.

For instance – look at this – Matte Picture Jasper. Is this not lovely and calming? This can be quietly casual, or dress it up with some gold accent beads for something a little more chic. The matte finish is silky smooth and fun to stroke. You can totally see yourself with some stretchy bracelets made of this, right?

s63312 Stone Beads - 12mm Square - Matte Picture Jasper (strand)
s63313 Stone Beads - 15x30mm Oval - Matte Picture Jasper (strand)
s63311 Stone Beads - 10mm Round - Matte Picture Jasper (strand)
s63316 Stone Beads - 25x35mm Free Form Oval - Matte Picture Jasper (strand)

Crazy Lace Agate Cabochons – Usually presented in shades of cream and grey, but we have 12, yes, an even dozen OOAK (One-of-a-kind) Cabochons in Crazy Lace Agate in shades of cream and grey, and yes brown. Red-brown, orange-brown, purple-brown, yellow-brown. Downtown brown.

s63325 OOAK Stone Cabochon - 15x20mm Oval - Crazy Lace Agate
s63324 OOAK Stone Cabochon - 15x20mm Oval - Crazy Lace Agate

This one totally looks like a ghost wolf about to consume a small farmstead.

s63323 OOAK Stone Cabochon - 15x20mm Oval - Crazy Lace Agate

Get down with brown!

Psst – Labradorite fans – more cabs. Very nice quality.

s63332 Stone Cabochon - 13x18mm Oval - Labradorite
s63333 Stone Cabochon - 13x40mm Pointed Oval - Labradorite

Special Requests

The Japanese Seedbeads – 11/0 Toho Seedbeads – Galvanized Peacock Blue (tube) is ready for you. 😉

tb11r511 Japanese Seedbeads - 11/0 Toho Seedbeads - Galvanized Peacock Blue (tube)

Don’t forget to check out all the new stuff here!!!

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