Beads & Bling provides information about jewelry components such as different kinds of silver, gold, and beads as well as how to care for them. It's also a blog. Stay tuned for more posts and information!
Most of us who make jewelry love using gemstones. We find them in bead stores, at gem shows, and online. One of the challenges we face is knowing which gemstones are genuine, which are natural, and which ones have been treated, dyed, stabilized, or manufactured. I could write about gemstones for days, weeks, months. For now, I'll share a link I found helpful in clarifying some gemstone confusion. I'll write more about gemstones in future blog posts.