Picasso jasper pendants

My favourite variety of jasper is “picasso jasper”, that earned its name due to picture-like markings. I swear sometimes the beads I get look like landscape or abstract paintings. And beautiful too. As you can see I’m still fond of the spiky and asymmetric style when it comes to semi-precious stone pendants. Green pendant with amazonite and mookaite beads; available in my Etsy shop   Brown and green pendant with turquoise and fluorite; also available …

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Tooth shaped pendants

I don’t make steampunk stuff all the time, sometimes I need a break from it, that’s why I keep a stash of pretty semi precious stones in my desk, in case I get good ideas. These pendants are relatively simple, made from a rather small piece of wire, and the common thing about them is the bead shape and a decorative bead on the top. The black agate one is double sided. All available in …

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Path in a forest

The name of this pendant came from the banding on this bead (picasso jasper), I think it looks a little bit like a path between trees. Add the brown and green tone and you get a painting of a forest. I tried not to spoil this picture with too much wrapping. Available on Etsy.

New beads

I wanted to share with you some of the interesting beads I’ve just got. Picasso jasper (also called “red creek jasper”, as far as I know), every bead looks like an abstract painting. Being a painter, I really love this. Some gorgeous druzy agate, with interesting banding: And black agate with white banding, that I bought for goth style jewellery, but who knows what I’ll make out of it: