TIMELESS BEAUTY FROM THE CRUST OF THE EARTH
THE GIFT OF NATURE
Trollbeads works exclusively with natural gemstones of the highest quality. Born under enormous pressure since the dawn of time, pieces of raw stone are dug out of the crust of the earth and shaped into exquisite jewelry. Some of the most well-known and valuable gemstone in the Trollbeads collection are Rubies, Emeralds and Sapphires.
VARIATING PRECIOUS STONES
Due to natures very own design, the Trollbeads gemstones vary in color and have unique inclusions and features that show their great age and natural beauty. You will never find two identical stones.
The gemstones used in the Trollbeads collection are carefully selected based on where the best raw materials can be obtained. The same stones might be found several places in the world, and the colors will vary from one deposit to another. We always look for the brightest and most interesting colors and combinations of colors.
The Jewelry beads above are all Agate Dendritics
IN THE MAKING - THE PROCESS
When making gemstone beads, a small chunk of the natural stone is sanded by hand on a sanding wheel. As the stone is sanded into the right size, it is also being rounded, and the hole in the middle is drilled with a diamond drill. Most of Trollbeads gemstone beads are then facetted by hand. At last, the silver core is mounted in the middle.
GEMSTONES WITH STORIES
There are many different gemstones in the Trollbeads collection. Besides their timeless beauty and frequent use in Jewelry. Gemstones, throughout history, have been associated by many cultures to have mysterious powers, meaning and significance. Rose quartz is meant to open your heart. Labradorite attracts strength and perseverance. Obsidian helps you to let go of feelings of anger and sorrow.
Lapis Lazuli is said to bring clarity to the mind. The gemstone is found in both Eastern and Western parts of the world. This gemstone represents the desire for knowledge, and it works as a revitalizer and a detoxifier.
ROUND OR FACETED
Most Trollbeads gemstones are faceted with 154 facets, all are done by hand. Faceting the beads allows the light to reflect and ads a sparkle to the bead. In the Trollbeads collection, you can also find round gemstones. From the smallest grit to the big moon. The round shape is seen everywhere. The geometric sphere symbolizes completeness, unity, equality and acceptance.