Crystal Horoscope: Healing Gemstones for Aquarius Season

Crystal Horoscope: Healing Gemstones for Aquarius Season

In our monthly Crystal Horoscope column, spiritually savvy Gemini Chartreuse Tembo Barriere —who is the founder and headMIZtress of The Venus Academy —selects the most powerful stones for the solar season. She teaches us how to use crystals in meditation to stay...
Beading and Jewelry Making

Beading and Jewelry Making

I love working with beads. It’s meditative and relaxing and gives me creative satisfaction. Beading materials can be bought from specialist suppliers in stores and from shops on the internet. You can also shop by catalogue. For me, one of the best ways to buy beads is...
About Our Jewelry Designs

About Our Jewelry Designs

Blithe Jewellery Designs Beads are fascinating. They can help to create wonderful wearable collectable art. Beads come in a large variety of shapes and colors from many different parts of the world. Some examples of glass beads are Czech Republic faceted beads,...
Gem Stone Guide

Gem Stone Guide

The Blithe Designs gemstone guide is a quick reference to all of the gem stones commonly used in jewelry making. From Agate to Unakite, these photos and descriptions will help recognize gemstones at a glance. Agate Agate is a variety of Chalcedony Quartz and comes in...
Precious and Semi-Precious Stones

Precious and Semi-Precious Stones

To be regarded as a jewel a gemstone must be rare and beautiful and durable enough to withstand handling and use. Not only diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds can be classified as gemstones, aquamarine, peridot, amethyst and pearls are also gemstones. Rocks such...