More of My Favorite Gems

Gems are described by chemical composition, crystal structure, and where they are found.  Gems are further classified based on properties like refractive index (how they bend light), luster, hardness, etc.  Perfection in appearance is of primary importance in the finished gemstone.  Many gemstones have long and complex histories.   Some specific gems have a lot of…

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Some of My Favorite Gemstones Part 2 – Lapis Lazuli

I love the beautiful blue of Lapis and I’m especially fond of lapis with a scattering of pyrite (“Fool’s gold”).   This article is illustrated with photos of necklaces that I have designed using “treasures” I have discovered in my travels – interesting silver beads and some marvelous focal pieces that I used as pendants.…

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December Specials

Lots of jewelry on sale during December in my website store here and also in my Etsy store. Check out all the wonderful gift ideas!   I will be adding some new items during the month, so you’ll need to keep checking back!

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Black Friday Specials & More!

Check out the jewelry listings at www.dianakirkpatrick.com for Black Friday savings on several of my necklaces, pendants, and earrings!  I have some things marked down already and I’ll be adding others on Thanksgiving Day.    The savings will continue through November 30. December Inventory Reduction sale!   I’m planning a whole new batch of featured items…

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BIG JULY CELEBRATION SALE IN MY ETSY STORE

EVERYTHING IN MY ETSY STORE IS ON SALE THIS MONTH   Silver Spirals Necklace From DianaKirkpatrickArt                                             ❘❘❙❙❚❚ ON SALE ❚❚❙❙❘❘ A dramatic and unusual sterling silver necklace created around the theme of the eternal spiral.   the chain of interconnected spirals is about 20 inches long with a center spiral pendant.                                       Related…

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