As I now manufacturer stone plugs and labrets in house I get asked quite often what materials do I have and great as it is to list all the materials I have it is usually missing the picture element and as material can vary from the area it is sourced from I feel that this is important part of choosing your new jewellery.
Here are the different types of rough I have available and some pictures of them so you can see what they look like. It is worth keeping in mind that some material varies greatly and the exact pieces pictured could have been used up all ready. If you have some specific colouring or patterns in mind please contact me with what you want made and these requirements as I am happy to search through my available pieces to meet your requests.
Pictures below are a mixture of dry and wet, I have wetted some slabs to show what the colour of the stone is likely to be when polished. If you want to see finished pieces of jewellery made from these materials take a look at my facebook page; http://www.facebook.com/BodyHazard
It had been a fun journey after all the problems with the roof were sorted out on the workshop. I decided it was a great opportunity to completely gut what was in there and start again with everything new and insulate it to make working out there in winter more bareable. I’ll let the pictures tell the story;
In a follow up to our last blog post about buffalo horn plugs with red garnet gems, here is another set with some brilliant cut peridot gems again set into buffalo horn but this time a different style of flared plug.
These Fancy Buffalo Horn & Bone Ear Hooks are new in. The bone hooks are extremely limited and only come in a few sizes due to the limited nature of the material. The buffalo horn hooks of the same designs come in a few more sizes. But I am sure you’d agree that both materials look amazing in these fancy designs.
These plugs were very popular when we had them before and sold out in a matter of days. This time we have them in a few more sizes from 0G (8mm) through to 5/8″ (16mm). Made from Ebony Wood with a Bone Inlay the dark and light contrast makes these pieces really pop!
At last we have these new wood crossovers, these are a very popular design that we have had before in a range of other materials but never wood and many people have been asking for these. These are made from Ebony Wood and have a approx a 4mm gap where they crossover.