Labradorite occurs as clear, white to gray, blocky to lath shaped grains. It shows an
iridescence or play of colors. Labradorite is also known as spectrolite
Lampwork beads are handmade by manipulating slender glass rods in front of a gas burner.
A cord worn around the neck for carrying something, such as a knife or whistle.
An open-ended, long strand necklace. Sometimes looped into a knot or used with a slide
so that the two ends hang free.
The art of cutting, shaping, polishing and creating jewelry from stones.
A gemstone of a deep-blue color but sometimes with mottling of white.
An open ended necklace that is held together by a flexible element such as a drop or ring.
Length is 48" or longer.
Larimar is an opaque sky blue gemstone with white streaks, found only in a single place
in the Dominican Republic.
A pendant with one stone, suspended from a necklace.
Lavastone is a volcanic stone, usually of black, dark-gray, or dark-brown color.
Lentil Beads are shaped like a lens with a dome top on both sides of the bead with thinner
edges surrounding the circumference of the bead.
An earring with a unique back that delicately bends and latches behind the ear.
Bead decorative process, when beads are coated inside the perforation with paint or silver.
A loop, or other object, which is linked together in a series to make a chain.
A hinged case, usually in the shape of an oval or heart, which can be opened or closed and
usually contains a photograph or memento.
A loom is a machine or device for weaving, in our case for bead weaving.
Bead weaving using seed beads doing on a loom.
Colorless transparent, opal or opaque coating that give a very high gloss to the underlying
surface of the bead. This finish that may be white, colored or even gold.
Bead decorative process, when translucent beads passed through a chamber with metallic vapor
that settles on surface.