Today I’d like to tell you about semi-precious gemstones. I have always liked to make things with noble materials : shell, leather, stones… One day I will design rivers of diamonds, I swear! For now, I train myself with semi-precious gemstones : they are way more affordable, and jade, lapis, amethyst and other quartz are reputed to be appeasing. A nice necklace made of stones could be a cool idea for a Christmas present, don’t you think? On rue du Temple, in Paris 3e, 20-25 stone beads will cost you between 3-12 euros. The tutorial is below the images :)
We took the pictures at Galerie du Grand Cerf, near Châtelet. The necklaces are hanging on the cool furnitures from a little antiquities boutiques, where we had a crush for… the really handsome and nice saler who looked like Roch Voisine (but in better). Mister, if you read these lines, you must know that I have a couple of single ladies who would be delighted to have a drink with you some day. Preferably in an authentic Marie-Antoinette tea set.
After this little matchmaking interlude, I would like to thank you for hanging out on this blog, and I hope you will come back soon for my special post “10 DIY Holiday presents ideas for less than 10 euros”.
P.S: I’m not a 100% sure about the name of the stones. If a specialist comes by, feel free to light me on this!
My address in Paris to find beautiful and affordable stones: Chez Katie, 66 rue du Temple, à Paris.