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Black Precious & Semi-Precious Gemstones

Black Precious & Semi-Precious Gemstones

When it comes to finding a great black gemstone, you have many different options. Today, many customers are looking for certain coloration to create their jewelry with. Finding gems by color can be difficult since most are looking for a...

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Different types of beads

Different types of beads

Before we discuss different types of bead types, let's discuss the different kinds of beads. What are beads? Beads have been used for quite some time. Dating back to ancient cultures, even thousands of years ago! Beads have been used...

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Black Onyx Gemstone Properties

Black Onyx Gemstone Properties

Black onyx is a jet black, opaque crystal with a heavy weight to it. It becomes very glossy when black onyx is polished. Black onyx sometimes may have lines, or white spots as its a natural gemstone bead. Black onyx...

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Interesting Facts about Howlite

Interesting Facts about Howlite

White Howlite is one of the best known gemstones in the world. Howlite is a popular gemstone used for jewelry making. Howlite composition and history Howlite is a mineral found in natural sedimentary rock. It was originally discovered in Canada...

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lava stone

Great Facts about Lava Rock Beads

Natural Lava Rock beads are a type of igneous rock. These natural beads are very popular among most beaders. They are irregular in shape with a sponge like texture. They are a great selection for making natural jewelry. Lava Rock...

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Understanding Bead Sizes and Bead Hole Sizing

Understanding Bead Sizes and Bead Hole Sizing

Are you only starting with beading and need some guidance to grasp the scale of beads and holes? There are so many shapes and bead sizes, all of which can be used for various concepts, designs and projects for beading!...

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Where To Buy Natural Gemstone Beads Online

Where To Buy Natural Gemstone Beads Online

Dream Of Stones is an American jewelry supply company founded in 2020 by American designer Brandon Landry. The company is headquartered in Mercer Island, Washington.   While facing many of life's challenges, Brandon wanted to encourage others to pursue their...

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