DATE FOR YOUR DIARY!!
This FRIDAY 15th October at 6pm,
I will be doing a 'Live' Tutorial with
I have been collaborating on a project
with them, using some beautiful Selenite
shaped stone bases which they will have
for sale, ready to purchase online, on
Friday ... so DO JOIN US for this event!
I had no previous knowledge of Selenite,
but having worked with it on this project, I
have fallen in love with its pearly lustre!
It's like a white cloud, but in hard form.
Chalmers Gems also supply a USB light
for the bases to sit on, which shows off the
translucency and crystal formation within each
If you're crystal healer, I'm sure you'll
be aware that it promotes, peace and calm,
clears blocked energy and is the perfect
stone to gift to a loved one (or keep in your
The design challenge I had, was to come up
with a gift idea using the base stone shapes.
They were too big and heavy for jewellery,
plus I didn't want to place something on top of them,
such as a tea-light, as I worried about damaging
the surface of the stone. However, in the end,
after a lot of brain scratching, I came up with this
Card or Photo Holder which makes the ideal gift
for an office (holder for business cards, to-do lists
or even a typed slogan affirmation). Alternatively, you
could use it to hold a special greeting or invitation card.
But primarily, it's perfect for a photo of a loved one,
old or young!
Chalmers Gems are known for their value and
quality, so do watch the tutorial on Friday in order
that you can also make your own version for your
Christmas and all special occasion gifts this year!
As they will have these beautiful Selenite bases,
plus a range of beautiful semi-precious chip beads
on sale for you to purchase.
Then all you will need is your wire working
tools and some 0.4mm and 1.6mm aluminium wire
to create the structure of the stands.
Here are the ideas I will share with you in my
live tutorial on Friday:
This stand has some 2mm sparkling faceted Garnets
and 2mm white Howlite, with clear round crystals
A photo can be slotted in between the spiral and
the Selenite Star is not just for Christmas!
Above, I have used Apatite chips with some Howlite
beads to create cluster rays.
If you sell your jewellery, this works well for
your business card holder. And for an office,
you can place several cards within the spiral
to keep your contacts in view!
Here 'I went to town' with a flower theme idea,
using red Garnet, with the leaves created out
of 2mm faceted Chrome Diopside beads.
It's perfect for as a large card holder, but when
not in use, you can just enjoy the flower decoration!
Above, I have used Chrysoprase gem chip beads
together with some 2mm multi- coloured
Moonstone beads. Again, it works well with
any of the shaped Selenite bases ...
... but could also hold a Birthday, Wedding
invitation or Christmas card!
So please do join me with CHALMERS GEMS
for this live event, this coming Friday at 6pm
to obtain the materials needed and be shown
how to create these wonderful card holders!
And here's a TUTORIAL to show you how!