Jewelry constructed entirely of metal and without stones.
Tanzanite is a valuable, transparent, blue-violet type of zoisite resembling sapphire.
Bond to one end of a flat bulk chain to create a jumpring attachment.
A tassel is a decorative element, a ball-shaped bunch of plaited or otherwise entangled threads from
which at one end protrudes a cord on which the tassel is hung, and which may have loose, dangling threads
at the other end.
Tavorite is a green to greenish-yellow to yellow grossular garnet.
Tension Bead (Stopper Beed)
A tension bead is used to keep beads from falling off the thread and to help maintain the tension
in a piece of beadwork.
A kind of thin yarn, thin fibers spun together, for textiles and sewing.
Two-cuts bead faceted by grinding. See also TWO-CUTS BEAD...
Tigereye is a chatoyant gemstone that is usually yellow- to red-brown, with a silky luster.
A blue variant of tigereye is called hawk's eye
. Honey-colored stones have been used
to imitate the much higher valued cat's eye
chrysoberyl, but the overall effect is
Trinket is an object (purchased or traded) or an ornament of little value or worth.
Topaz is a transparent mineral, widely used as gemstone. Typical topaz is wine or straw-yellow,
but may also be white, gray, green, blue, pink or reddish-yellow, and transparent or translucent.
A popular choker-type, multi-strand necklace in which the strands twist around each other.
A torque is a necklace that consists of a narrow, twisted band made of metal.
Somewhat clear (not as clear as transparent) - light can pass through.
Light passes through a transparent bead much like it would through a stained glass window.
Transparent beads transmit light and you can see into or through them,
even when they are colored.
Tourmaline is a fascinating mineral that can actually exhibit two or more colors in one crystal.
It possesses one of the widest color ranges, reproducing every conceivable color in the universe.
Tsavorite is a rare, deep green variety of grossular garnet, a type of garnet.
Tumbled stones were finished in a tumbler, a mechanical device that smooths and rounds the
surfaces of stones. Tumbled stones look very much like stones that have been in a fast-flowing
river or stream for a long time.
Turquoise is an opaque, blue-to-green, sometimes even yellowish mineral.
Two-cuts (Hex Cuts) Bead
Short segments cut from macca bead. See also MACCA BEAD...