Big Ol’ Big Hole Stone Beads

Big Hole Stone Beads Yes – big hole beads – takes up to 2mm leather or other type cord. More design possibilities. Shamballa bracelets, wrapped, wire, cord – yep – there are times when you need a bigger hole. Fireline Big spools baby – 300 yards – 274 meters. That’s three times the length of a football field. Feeling Gimpy? Gimp – not a condition that describes legs after that ill-fated plan to hike up the mountain – but the tightly coiled wire – also called French Wire – that you slip over the thread at the end of the …

Catch you on the Diopside

Aren’t these gorgeous? Emeralds wish they looked this good – in fact – they are green with envy. But not green enough! These are Diopside – and they are the green that makes you think of mother earth, emerald forests, jungle escapes and hidden glades. This week is another treasure trove of Mother Nature’s gifts. For instance, these Elytra – (beetle wing covers) – we have them with holes and without now. They are a traditional craft item from India and Thailand, and are sourced from wood boring beetles that have passed on after their natural life span of about …

Holey Big Stone Beads, Batman; Beryl; Ginkos

Or, Big Hole Stone Beads First up, we know you just love the big hole stone beads, whether stringing on leather or light cord or even on elastic for stretchy bracelets. Big Hole beads are fun, easy to string, and easy to love. And we just got a bunch of them, from Matte White African Opal to Matte Black Onyx, with a detour into the rainbow, colour by colour or all at once, in the case of the Mixed Impression Jasper or the Mixed Stone. Beryl My mother had a friend called “Beryl” – I always thought it was a …