Unlike most metals which must be refined from ores, copper occurs in nature ready to be used. It was the first metal humans learned to smelt, the first we learned to cast into shapes and the first we mixed with other metals to form alloys. We've come a long way in the last 10,000 years, but we still love the red-orange luster of a nice shiny piece of copper!
Hoop Earrings inspired by colorful ankara patterns featuring a white vinyl record beads and blue and white TIBETAN (DZI) AGATE gemstones.
Gold-plated hooks & findings. Nickel Free. Measures approx. 2.75" long
Color: White / Blue / Champagne
Material: Gemstones / Glass Beads / Metal Beads
Transparent garnet red acrylic earrings in a biggie chandelier style, designed by Larissa Loden in collaboration with artist Ashley Mary. Earrings are 3 3/4" long and 2 1/4" wide and hang from gold-filled ear wires. Super lightweight statements! Made in Minneapolis, MN.
Great for fidgety fingers, this ring features three beaded bands that can spin around. The ring itself is large-sized and flares out a bit at both ends to hold the inner rings in place.
Silver, oh silver. This lustrous white metal is amazing - more reflective than gold, more conductive than copper and just plain gorgeous. When used for jewelry, silver is mixed with copper or zinc to provide more durability and reduce tarnishing. Fine silver is 99.9% silver while sterling silver is 92.5%. Other alloys are used for specific processes, such as reticulation (80% silver). All silver will tarnish over time, but can be easily cleaned and polished.
Bellatrix Rainbow Obsidian Art Deco Fan Brass and Sterling Silver Necklace with Brass Chain.
Rainbow Obsidian is made of volcanic glass, and the layers are caused by the pyroxene’s nanoparticle inclusions. The energies of this stone will inspire you to be a good example for others. It will encourage you to focus only on the good.
This pair of blood-red garnets are nestled together, just off-center of the ring that surrounds them. We recommend a small medium sized chain - your choice of 18 or 20 inch sterling silver.
Crafted with traditional metal working techniques in West Oakland from ethically sourced materials
sterling silver, garnet
While most people think of garnets as a gem with a transparent, deep red appearance, there are actually a few different kinds. Differences in color and level of transparency are due to the different chemical compositions of the crystals. The warm-colored red and orange garnets most often found in jewelry contain aluminum while garnets in other colors, such as green, yellow and pink, contain calcium instead.
Betelgeuse Raw Irregular Pyrite Sterling Silver Ring
Pyrite is a stone of hidden fire, symbolizing the warmth and lasting presence of the sun and the ability to generate wealth by one’s own power. It is a stone of action and taps into one’s abilities and potential, stimulating the flow of ideas. It brings confidence and the persistence to carry things through to completion.
Pyrite is a very protective stone. It shields negative energy and promotes good health and emotional well-being.
Irregular Raw Pyrite mined in Peru
Handmade in Oakland
Material: Silver, Brass, Pyrite
Each chunk of pyrite is unique and thus so is each ring.
Fringe Earrings with BLACK TOURMALINE gemstones and seed beads. Measures approx. 5" long.
Rhodium-plated hooks & findings. Nickel Free.
Color: Black / White / Blue / Silver
Material: Gemstones / Seed Beads / Metal
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