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"I am also on Etsy under these usernames..." CherishednTimeless .


In the beginning there were minerals, sound familiar,well that's how it started, more or less. Combining a love of gem quality minerals, a collection began. Small at first,then growing as time went on. I took gem identification classes, to increase my knowledge and widen my collection. As time went on and the collection grew,a decision had to be made on how to continue to support the hobby.
A jeweler friend suggested making jewelry, as a way to help. He offered hands on training, which gave the opportunity of a life time,the chance to do both collect gemstones and create jewelry
Presently, that chance has grown into even a larger collection of gems allowing me the opportunity to diversify the selling of jewelry to include…

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  • Joined June 27, 2007

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Precious and Semi Precious Gemstones, Large Genuine Gemstone, Pearls, Amber, Lab Grown Gemstones, Cubic Zirconia, Yellow and White Gold, Sterling Silver, Gold Filled

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About


"I am also on Etsy under these usernames..." CherishednTimeless .


In the beginning there were minerals, sound familiar,well that's how it started, more or less. Combining a love of gem quality minerals, a collection began. Small at first,then growing as time went on. I took gem identification classes, to increase my knowledge and widen my collection. As time went on and the collection grew,a decision had to be made on how to continue to support the hobby.
A jeweler friend suggested making jewelry, as a way to help. He offered hands on training, which gave the opportunity of a life time,the chance to do both collect gemstones and create jewelry
Presently, that chance has grown into even a larger collection of gems allowing me the opportunity to diversify the selling of jewelry to include gemstones from Amethyst to Zircons,including organic gems,such as pearls and amber.I also include the best manufactured cubic zirconia (czs) alongside lab created gems which have the same,chemical,physical and optical properties of the natural counter parts.
What makes these gems so fascinating,is their rariety and their uniqueness which never ceases to enlighten and mesmerize me at the wonder of it all.

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