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Sentimental Gifts…My Chinaberry necklace

Sentimental Gifts…My Chinaberry necklace

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016 in Other Flowers, Roses | 0 comments

I’m always thinking about how lucky I am. I get lovely thank you notes; I get wonderful reviews written about Beads of a Rose. One of my most sentimental gifts is a chinaberry necklace.       Here’s the story of Gertrude and how I got my chinaberry necklace—     Three delightful ladies came to pick out stones for their funeral rose petal bead...

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What does the color of Roses mean?

What does the color of Roses mean?

Posted by on Aug 10, 2016 in Roses | 0 comments

At Beads of a Rose we get a lot of questions about the color of roses and their meaning.  Here are the most common rose colors and what they mean. Red Roses The color red for a rose is the perfect way to show your special person that you love and respect them. Pink Roses The pink rose is often given to show appreciation, admiration, or sympathy. White...

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New Gemstones

New Gemstones

Posted by on Aug 23, 2015 in Roses | 0 comments

I love new gemstones… so I love to go to trunk shows and see what is out there. Last week I got to go to a great one right off of Bridgewater. I found a whole treasure of gemstones and other types of beads, but since I was shopping without a client in mind I put limits on what I could buy. I got to add a new gemstone to my inventory and restocked on...

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Rose Beads for Mother’s Day

Rose Beads for Mother’s Day

Posted by on Apr 26, 2015 in Roses | 0 comments

Ever since I started Beads of a Rose I’ve realized there are so many perks to this job. Besides just making beads and jewelry, I get to hear the stories that are attached to the flowers that are processed. Then I get to help design the perfect piece of jewelry that will showcase the rose beads that were made from the memorable event. Every once in awhile...

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From Funeral Roses to Heirloom Jewelry

From Funeral Roses to Heirloom Jewelry

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Roses | 0 comments

I’m almost finished with a job for a family where I processed 9 red funeral roses from the funeral of their beloved husband and father. We ended up with twenty-six 8mm dark rose petal beads to divide between 3 ladies… we decided on 2 necklaces and 1 bracelet.   The first necklace is 20 inches. I used 10 rose beads, two sizes of hessonite—sometimes called...

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Rose Petal Beads for a Bride

Rose Petal Beads for a Bride

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015 in Roses | 0 comments

I have just finished a pair of rose petal earrings and a pendant that will be used as a door prize at the Whitestone Inn this Sunday, March 29th  2015 for their annual bridal show. I’m so excited for the opportunity to participate in this event titled “Where Your Forever Begins.” The Whitestone Inn is located in Kingston, TN on the shores of Watts Bar...

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