New Press Releases
(Grants Pass, Oregon)--Fire Mountain Gems and Beads®, America's Favorite Beading and Jewelry Supply Company®, announces a new line of gemstone bead strands in beautiful patterns and color palettes, and graded as good jewelry-making quality.
- Lilac Stone
Also known as lavender stone, lilac stone has recently become available on the mineral market. Occasional glistening inclusions accentuate the beautiful blend of light and dark lavender and grey colors that range from opaque to translucent, with a satin finish.
- Ching Hai ''Jade''
Named after the province in China where it's found, Ching Hai "jade" is opaque white marbled with deep green colors.
- Tree Agate
With dark green foliage-like patterns against a white background, tree agate is a type of chalcedony sought after for its striking color combination.
- Italian ''Onyx''
Like the classical stone used to make elaborate mantle pieces in Southern Europe, Italian "onyx" is as beautiful as it is timeless. A type of onyx marble, no two beads are exactly alike. Striking blends of opaque and translucent colors of the earth come to life in captivating patterns.
- Peridot ''Jasper''
A trade name for serpentine and has a tonal color resemblance to the gemstone peridot. Velvety blends of opaque cream and shades of light and dark peridot green colors in subtle patterns draw the eye and hold interest.
- Green Serpentine
Subtle camo-style patterns of dark green are marbled into medium to light shades, making this gemstone a beautiful fit for the bohemian styles emerging this fall.