Christmas Treasures!


December 28, 2012 by epochbeadsuk

These are the pieces I made for the lovely girlies in my family for Christmas.  I could not put them on before as it would have spoiled the surprise!

I am writing this in bed whilst munching on M&S Yule Log!!!!  Which is the best I have ever tasted lol  Yummy


Sonora Sunrise

I made this set for my lovely Amazeballs sister Ali!

SR2Sonora Sunrise is red orange Cuprite with Blue Green Chrysocolla and Black Tenorite. Sonora Sunrise is from Sonora, Mexico the town of Milpillas. All three elements occur in the weathered or oxidized zone associated with deeper primary copper sulphide ore bodies. It is an ore of copper and cupric oxide.

Chrysocolla is the stone of wise women everywhere! It is a tranquil and sustaining stone. Chrysocolla draws off negative energies of all kinds and can invoke great inner strength by helping you to accept with serenity situations that are constantly changing.  Chrysocolla can help reduce mental tensions and help you keep a clear head.

Cuprite: being this crystal is metallicit can be used to reflect our deepest thoughts out into the world.  It allows us to see the true beauty that is hidden inside each of us.  Cuprite is used to dispel worry, especially those worries which we have little or no control over.  It allows one to understand that worry is essentially a waste of energy.SR1

Tenorite is used to stimulate the healing energies of the earth. It is a very calming stone. And as such is very useful in group endeavours. It is also said to help with relationships on the physical plane.


Tiffany Stone    

This was made for my lovely step daughter Loretta.

TS2Tiffany Stone is an extremely rare and complex opalite gemstone. It is a highly energetic but subtle stone and is said to help with communication and interpretation of received information of all kinds, including telepathic, channeled, clairvoyance, and others, encouraging us to be more open and receptive.

Psychologically, Tiffany Stone encourages persistence and following the soul’s path wherever that might lead. It is said to be excellent for removing energy blockages of the meridians and chakras and for bringing out emotional strength. Tiffany Stone is helpful in assisting transitions TS1during changes of all kinds, engendering persistence and verbalizing hidden or secret feelings.  It is said to fill the heart with unconditional love.

Mentally, Tiffany Stone enhances clear thought and mental acuity, supporting academic study.  Tiffany Stone is also said to be beneficial for business and business success.


Rosella Opalite

This was made for my lovely step daughter Aneira.

RO2Rosella Opalite comes from Australia. A lovely “New” variety that is already fairly scarce since there will be no more material available. The location has been completely cleaned out during the 2009 mining season. The miners decided to name it “Rosella” after a green and red parrot native to the area where it came from.

Rosella Opalite is a highly energetic but subtle stone. Psychically it helps with communication and interpretation of psychically received information of all kinds, including telepathic, channelled, clairvoyance, and others.RO1 It is excellent for removing energy blockages of the meridians and chakras.

Opalite is helpful emotionally by assisting transitions during changes of all kinds, engendering persistence and emotional strength, and verbalizing hidden or secret feelings. Opalite is also beneficial for business and business success.



This was made for my step son Elfed’s gorgeous girlfriend Leonie.

SUG1Sugilite is a powerful love crystal and one of the major ‘love stones’.  It represents spiritual love and wisdom and inspires spiritual awareness.  Sugilite can help bring light and love into the darkest situations.  It is a useful accompaniment to spiritual quests of all kinds.  This loving stone protects the soul from shocks, trauma and disappointments and relieves spiritual tension.

Aiding forgiveness and eliminating hostility, Sugilite is a useful stone for work with groups as it resolves group difficulties and encourages loving communication.  It supports the overcoming of conflict without compromise.SUG2

Emotionally, Sugilite imparts the ability to face up to unpleasant matter.  It resolves inner hurt such as sorrow, grief, and fear, and promotes self-forgiveness.

Sugilite is reputed to bring balance to food related addictions and compulsions such as excessive alcohol, gambling or out of control spending!!! (It’s never stopped me in a sale!!).



This was made for my brother Bob’s fun loving girlfriend Mandy.

AT1Atlantisite is a combination of green Serpentine and purple Stichtite and is reputed to overcome insecurities and for overcoming a victim mentality.  A crystal for those that live alone, to create a happy welcoming home environment and to enjoy your own time and space.

Psychologically, Atlantisite lowers stress levels and encourages thinking before speaking.  Useful for gently encouraging children to modifying inappropriate behaviour, AT2this stone is also helpful for breaking away from the results of poor choices or old wounds instilling a more positive approach.  It is an effective harmonizer of disputes.

Environmentally, is a useful earth healer, bringing peace into the environment and, when buried in the earth, undertakes earth clearing and energy restructuring in places where there has been death and destruction.


I made this for one of my best friends, Tango! It was her 50th birthday just before Christmas. Happy Birthday Tango!

Snowflake Obsidian

SO2Obsidian is a stone without boundaries or limitations.  As a result, it works extremely fast and with great power.  Its truth enhancing, reflective qualities are merciless in exposing flaws and weaknesses.  Nothing can be hidden from Obsidian (it knows where your chocolate stash is!!!).

Snowflake Obsidian is gentler in its effects as it calms and soothes, putting you in the right frame of mind to be receptive before brining to your attention the ingrained patterns of behaviour.  It teaches you to value mistakes as well as succeses.

It is a stone of purity, providing balance for body, mind and spirit.  Snowflake Obsidian helps you recognise and release ‘wrong thinking’ and stressfull mental patterns.  It promotes dispassion and inner centering.SO1

Also reputed to be good for bringing together different parts of your life, if necessary making tough decisions and for balancing your personality.  This stone will let pent up resentment flow away, creating positive thought patterns.


2 thoughts on “Christmas Treasures!

  1. Mattie Gadd says:

    Thank you for sharing these. Your wire work is beautiful!! You make our cabochons look great!

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