Abalone Shell Blue Green Beauty

Abalone Shell The abalone shell has been prized since ancient times for its decorative qualities. Water tumbled pieces can be found naturally smooth and beautiful, these could have been made into pendants, charms and amulets without todays sophisticated tools. No wonder people like the Apache Indians used it in their jewellery. It is a widespread…

Sulphides in jewellery

Art Deco Sulphides in Jewellery

Art Deco Sulphides in Jewellery Have you ever seen pretty cameo type figures set into paperweights or under glass in vintage jewellery? These are white or a silvery white in colour and depict all sorts of things including classical figures a bunch of flowers, a dog , cherub or angel .These white cameos in glass…