I've used some dark, dense colors and veiled them over clear cores... all with ridges to amplify sparkle and add visual interest. Set has 1/16" mandrel holes and measures 8 1/2"L
Cool carved teal bead set with a few punches of purple. I've encased each of these with a nice layer of clear and have added carving to the surface to add sparkle. 1/2"diameter with 1/16" mandrel holes. Seven 1/2" and four 3/8"diameter beads.
Black/Red/Sandstone Carved Earring Beads - $50
Three stunning pair of earring sized beads (1/2"d), Lauscha Lipstick Red carved, Jet black nailheads, and Smooth Sandstone carved. All with 1/16" mandrel holes.
Carved Earring Pair Trio - Peach/Denim/Colorless - $50
Three pair of carved transparent beads. Elegant and very sweet. Peach, denim, and colorless. 1/2" dia, 1/16" mandrel holes.
Deep Sparkling Blue Carved Set (6beads) - $60
silvery/blue green fire held below a carved layer of encasing clear. Set of six 1/2" d beads with 1/16" mandrel holes.
Olive/Sepia/Lt Brown Carved Set (7beads) - $65ea
Transparents in Lt Brown, Sepia and Olive all carved to throw and reflect more light. 2 sets of seven 1/2" d beads with 1/16" mandrel holes.