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Bargain Auctions on eBay closing Sunday evening, June 11th!

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Bargain Auctions on eBay closing Sunday evening, June 11th!

Bargain auctions of Rhodochrosite, Fordite, Bumble Bee, and Purpurite focal beads are closing on Sunday evening on eBay!  Radically marked down and as of now no bids on any of them!  Over 20 bargain auctions to check out and over 200 other one of a kind, custom cut beads and cabs in my DVHdesigns eBay store!  http://stores.ebay.com/DVH-Designs 

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Orange Catseye Sunstone Focal Bead, Tanzania

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While I think that our state gem, the Oregon sunstone, is perfectly lovely, they are smaller, less flashy, and much more expensive than the varieties of sunstone coming out of Tanzania these days. I'm hooked!  

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New Stripey Bumblebee Jasper Focal Beads

New Stripey Bumblebee Jasper Focal Beads

Some new work I just did in Bumblebee Jasper from Java.  It's really a travertine which formed in a hot springs.  The yellow is from sulfur inclusions and the orange comes from orpiment.  

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New Rhodochrosite focal beads!

Rhodochrosite

New Rhodochrosite focal beads!

Top grade material, front and back shots.  We'll get this listed next week.  Private message me with inquiries about purchase before they're listed.  

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New Rhodochrosite focal beads!

Rhodochrosite

New Rhodochrosite focal beads!

Top grade material, front and back shots.  We'll get this listed next week.  Private message me with inquiries about purchase before they're listed.  

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