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These are such interesting stones. I don't know if they're Lepidocrosite stones,or Lepidocrosite in Quartz.
Who cares? They're just cool. I dressed them up with Red Spinel and Moonstone.


Lepidocrosite faceted stones,Red Spinel and Moonstone rondelles.SS wires.

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  1. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Well I cant possibly help you in identifying these stones. They are delightful and your little baubles over them are adorable.

  2. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Stunning earrings! And those beautiful teardrop nuggets are known as lepidocrocite quartz. Be still my heart…

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    Mary - Sweet Chick says:

    These are beautiful!
    I looked lepidocrosite and it seems to be quite an interesting stone. I wonder if LB’s strawberry quartz it a version of this stone?

  4. OK Jacki
    OK Jacki says:

    Wow, the stones are magnificent and the earrings are way cool. Thanks for sharing – now we’ll all be on the search. LB – please find us some Lepidocrocite Quartz!! :-)

  5. gembeans
    gembeans says:

    Yea, I forgot to say that, I think the red is iron ore particles and sometimes there’s dark specks of pyrite—-But I could be mistaken.

  6. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    I’ve never seen these stones before, but they are just beautiful. Your earrings are a lovely and different option for Valentines Day.

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    DbnRose says:

    These are mouthwateringly beautiful. Well done.

  8. Peggy3
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  9. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks for your kind comments. I love to introduce a new stone to the girls on the gallery. It really is a yummy looking rock.
    I swear that I prefer Quartz over Diamonds. There are so many cool things goin on with Quartz. I’ve always beenfascinated by it.
    Gembeans..thanks for the info. The more I read,the more confused I became….LOL!

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    Beadaholic1 says:

    I dont know that much about gemstones, but I know what I like, and I love these! Now I will have to hunt the aisles at Michael’s and HobbyLobby LOL

  11. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    I LOVE the rock!!! I think I have seen it in a lesser quality piece. YUM!!! I want these! :) You made your own ball pins, didn’t you? Fantastic!!

  12. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    Fantastic quartz stones…where did you find them?

  13. Granny Nancy
    Granny Nancy says:

    What a neat stone. I love it. And love the earrings. Does anyone use Herkimer diamonds?

  14. Nancy Mc
    Nancy Mc says:

    Thanks ladies. Kat,I got them on Etsy.
    Granny..I LOVE Herkimer Diamonds,but haven’t bought any as yet. I’d love to have some for another “Carrie” necklace. (See my design with Aquas).

  15. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Glad they finally have a name not that it matters. They are just too gorgeous to worry about what to call them. I think I’ve seen something similar to them on JTV. If I’m not mistaken, they were calling the stone Madusa quartz or something strange like that. They’re beautiful stones in a gorgeous design so why worry about a trade name….. :D

  16. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    Out of curiosity I checked JTV to see if they were still carrying the stone… They’ve still got it but now they are calling it Confetti Quartz and that is not the name they used when they introduced it ages ago. I am absolutely sure that all of you were on needles and pins just waiting for this information :D

  17. Lynn Eileen Chicky LE
    Lynn Eileen Chicky LE says:

    Nancy, whatever the official name is of these amazing gems, it’s obvious we all love them!!! What a gorgeous pair of earrings! :D

  18. Julie Shane
    Julie Shane says:

    These are both dressy and whimsy! Love them! I especially like that you showed them to us on several colors of background. They seem to change and adapt to the colors. SO cool!

  19. NY Bella
    NY Bella says:

    Lovely earrings!

  20. Frida
    Frida says:

    Wonderful :D

  21. Sylvia N
    Sylvia N says:

    What a great stone! I don’t think I’ve seen it before.Your design is beautiful,thank you for sharing.

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