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Jewellery Making

Red-Orange Agate and Blue Lapis Statement Necklace

New to the Big Skies Jewellery shop this week, glossy red-orange agate slabs and blue lapis lazuli with brass accents. The ancient Egyptians often combined these two colours in their jewelry.  The effect when used together is very luxuriant – fit for royalty! This beautiful gemstone necklace is perfect for adding …

In The Making – Amethyst Statement Necklace

A recent addition to the Big Skies Jewellery Collection in my Etsy shop, is this chunky double strand Amethyst Statement Necklace featuring gold shell pearl accents.   I usually start off at my beading table with a fairly specific design idea in mind…. But, this does sometimes get tweaked as the necklace takes …

What is Jet?

One of the new materials I worked with this past week, is jet. How is Jet Formed? Jet is not actually a …

Gorgeous Green Jade

New Green Jade Bead Strings at Big Skies Jewellery New to Big Skies Jewellery’s bead stock are a couple of strings of …


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