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Tuesday, December 16, 2014

more necklaces

Paper Bead Things

Love making these - colorful in sort of a neutral way so they go with lots.
I'm finishing the photography and listing details for these and others that will be in the shop soon.
I hate this part, seems to take forever. I always have to measure everything and look up the names and costs of the odd and/or really old beads I collect because I don't seem able to write it down when I'm in-the-zone creating the pieces.

the power of copper and turquoise together

It's no secret that I love using both copper and turquoise in my designs. Turquoise, especially the blue shades I gravitate to, calms my spirit the way the waters of the Caribbean or the Florida Keys do.

I have read that when turquoise is used with copper the gemstone's power is increased and if given by a friend that stone would offer protection from negative energy and bring good fortune; it is one of the oldest protection amulets.

It is said that the color turquoise helps to open the lines of communication between the heart and the spoken word, it is a color that recharges our spirits during times of stress and that to focus on the color will give instant calm and gently energize one.

I feel good making and wearing things that, if we let them, have so much potential to change how we experience our lives.


and silver and turquoise are a match made in Heaven. I need to Google that combination, I'm sure there is power there too.

What's happening at RocksandPaperSwans today?

labradorite and lava stone bracelet+

wonderful colors and textures and goes with most everything!

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