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Looking for heavier pieces August 19, 2004 11:42 PM

Hello all! I'm looking for crosses around 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 inches long and three stand connectors in a y shape, made heavily enough that they won't "give" when being handled. (and that don't cost an arm and a leg each!) I've been making Anglican rosaries, and I'd like to make them strong enough that they can be used regularly for years. Any ideas? Of course, I'd also like them to be pretty, too (I know, picky, picky!) :)  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
Crosses August 20, 2004 3:43 PM

Have you looked at Fire Mountain Gems? They have a tremendous catalog, it's over 900 pages! Their website is pretty good too, I've ordered from there many times. $50 minimum last time I checked. Jill  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
WOW!! August 20, 2004 4:36 PM

Hey Michelle I checked em' out and I think you'll find a few things you like. I did after about 2 min of looking. Let me know when you wanna go in on an order. Thank you for the reference I was impressed with their gem stone selection. WHOO-HOO!!! More beads.  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
Thanks Jill, August 21, 2004 6:23 PM

I'll check it out. The name sounds familiar, but I'm not sure why. Brandee, lets see what we can do. :)  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
 August 22, 2004 6:25 AM

Hi :) Their name might be familiar because they advertise heavily, like every B&B and Beadwork mag back cover has their ads. I've ordered many times (not too many tho lol) and never had a problem, I usually have a running list of stuff I need and make one big order to save on shipping. Jill p.s. any bead crocheters here?  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
www.firemountaingems.com August 22, 2004 9:35 AM

Thanks for letting us know about this site, it's so easy to navigate and check all their stuff out and it all looks great. Theirs "chimes" section alone is impressive. Prices are super too. Thanks again!  [ send green star]  [ accepted]
 
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