Rings & Things' Gemstone Beads Index

Rings & Things Wholesale provides an informative, honest reference guide to help bead jewelry makers identify semiprecious gemstones with confidence.

Spokane, WA, November 08, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Semiprecious gemstones are among the most popular beads in jewelry crafts, but they’re often sold with confusing names and descriptions. Rings & Things offers a solution for the perplexed: The Gemstone Beads Index. Those who wonder if a bead is real amber, man-made quartz or enhanced turquoise will find this an invaluable guide.

The Gemstone Beads Index gives insight into the origins and uses of 275+ gemstones. Most entries detail the origin of each stone's name and its “aliases,” its chemical composition and where it is found. Readers also learn the straight truth about industry practices, enhancements and synthetics, when applicable. The descriptions are rounded out with fun notes on metaphysical properties, history and trivia facts, as well as care recommendations.

Everyone can access and bookmark the Gemstone Beads Index online at http://www.rings-things.com/gemstone/index.html. A full-color printed version is also offered at cost for $12. It makes a wonderful crafts reference and a point-of-sale tool that guarantees knowledgeable and satisfied jewelry-crafts customers.

For even more helpful, honest information about beads and jewelry-making, Rings & Things Wholesale provides 35 years of experience 24 hours a day at www.rings-things.com, or by phone during business hours at (800) 366-2156.

Rings & Things Wholesale
Dave Robertson
(800) 366-2156
Fax (509) 838-2602