Gemstone Bead Options

Gemstone beads can be added to any beaded crane for an additional $1 per crane. This is a fantastic way to add elegance and meaning to your origami crane presents.

Here are the gemstones I have available, and their meanings.

Amethyst Amethyst
Amethyst is a purple quartz gem - the gemstone for birthdays and anniversaries in February.
Black Onyx Black Onyx
Black Onyx is of course black! It is the stone for Leo and for 10th anniversaries.
Carnelian Carnelian
Carnelian is a stone of strength, spirituality and balance.
hematite Hematite
Hematite, with its shiny metallic luster, is the traditional stone for soldiers and those needing legal support.
jade Jade
Chinese Jade is one of the best known gemstones in the world. It stands for long life and eternal love.
lapislazuli Lapis Lazuli
Lapis Lazuli was a stone treasured by the Egyptians. It enhanced creativity and warded against depression.
larimar Larimar
Larimar was only discovered in the 1970s! It is sometimes called the Atlantis Stone.
malachite Malachite
Malachite was known to the Egyptians and Greeks, and is a stone of protection for children and travelers.
moonstone Moonstone
Moonstone was treasured by the Indians and Romans. For lovers, it brings gentle and long lasting love.
river stone River Stone
River Stone brings a natural, organic feel to handmade origami cranes.
rose quartz Rose Quartz
Rose Quartz is the traditional stone for love and romance.
Tiger's Eye Tiger's Eye
Tiger's Eye is a striped quartz gem - the gemstone for Geminis and for 9th Anniversaries.

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