So after much inspiration from the book “Wrapped in Gems” by Mai Sato-Flores, I decided that I wanted to try my hand at making jewelry. I can say that this is the first craft type of book that I love every design in the book. And, there are 40 designs.
I love these designs because they satisfy my aesthetic for simple and elegant jewelry. I was able to find a bead store in the Lawrenceville section of Pittsburgh called Crystal Bead Bazaar.
I purchased some crystals and gemstones one of which happened to be my favorite gemstone- Green Amethyst.
This is one of the designs I made from the book with my green amethyst stone: