Try Chrysoprase! I love the color green and I especially love the deep greens that you can find in chrysoprase.
Chrysoprase is considered the most valuable stone in the chalcedony group. It has been used for interior decoration in the Wenceslaus Chapel in Prague and in Sanssouci Castle New Berlin.Mohs' Hardness Scale: 6.5-7
I made these earrings quite awhile ago, but I don't get to wear them enough. Too much jewelry, not enough days in the year to wear it all. I was very happy to come across them this morning in my mad dash to adorn, and I thought I'd share them.
Soft Flex craft wire in 20g and 24g non-tarnish silver
3 and 6mm gemstone rondelles
Round nose pliers
Chain nose pliers
Here is a free project using similar sized beads that my cousin, Virginia created for our Free Project Ideas.