- New for August -
This month's new designs highlight hues of lemon and lime as well as a few multicolored and iridescent stones. Peridot, August's birthstone, is featured in its raw form on a pair of tiered hoop earrings as well as in its sparkling faceted form on a new pendant. Along with the raw peridot, you'll find a few other raw druzy stones this month. I love to juxtapose these rough druzies with smooth and shining cabochons like the labradorite cabochons used this month.
In addition to the one-of-a-kind pieces, the other half of August's collection features made-to-order designs. There is a new lemon quartz necklace and earring set as well as a matching pearl necklace and earring set.
You'll also find some mystic quartz, mystic topaz, rainbow moonstone, serpentine, and turquoise included this month.
Early access to the new collection starts August 1st for email subscribers.
New pieces will be available to everyone starting August 2nd.
Behind the Scenes
The photos above and below show some of this month's new pieces while they were in process.
Cutting and polishing rough turquoise.
Making bezels for cabochons.
Finishing up a backplate to get it ready for soldering.
Soldering a few different pieces.
Getting organized and ready to start setting stones.
Setting a rainbow moonstone cabochon in a new bracelet.