DECEMBER BIRTHSTONE: TURQUOISE!

Greetings Beaders, Leah here from Eureka Crystal Beads! I’m excited to bring you the 8th installment of 12: Birthstones! At the beginning of each month I’ll bring you a blog that is chock-full of everything you might want to know about that month’s stone. Were you born this month? If so, you might take particular interest…

Catching up with Laura McCabe

Last Saturday we went to see our talented and famous friend Laura McCabe. As we all know Laura has been very difficult to catch in the past two years, so we jumped on the opportunity to see her at Turquoise, a local bead store owned by our friend Nancy. Laura has been busy traveling around…

Color Trends: Turquoise for 2010

Pantone LLC, the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards for the design industries has announced Turquoise as the color of the year for 2010. Combining the serene qualities of blue and the invigorating aspects of green, Turquoise evokes thoughts of soothing, tropical waters and a languorous, effective escape from the everyday…