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Help me with my Stacking Ring project please!

SB621

Ideal_Rock
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Hey everyone! Long time no post! We have finally moved from Japan and are now back in the US, and to add to the surprizes I'm expecting a little girl this fall!! Which is where I need some help.

I want to have a stackers set made, similar to BurBerry's Gorgeous Set by JKT, as a little gift to myself for the birth of my daughter and my last pregnancy. I know I want to use cabs or sugarloafs in various "girly" colors- pink, purple, creams etc. I think I would like 3 gemstones and the total for all of them to be under $500. Can any of the PSer's help me out? With the pregnancy I'm tired all the time and I just don't have the focus to search by myself so I'm hoping we can find a few fabulous options out there.

TIA!
 

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velouriaL

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Moonstone would be pretty! Or something opalescent. Does Uli have cabs or sugarloaf stuff?
 

Arkteia

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I think you can find all these colors in spinels, and cabs are inexpensive.
I like chalcedony. If you like opals, some simple inexpensive cream opals can be very, very pretty.
Cream catseyes. I have seen very cheap catseye cabochons.
 

Burberrygirl

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Your girly stack ring project sounds lovely!

Spinel, tourmaline, ruby, opal, amethyst, moonstone, rose quartz, chalcedony, and sunstone could all work. I don’t think it’d be too hard to find those stones in cabochons. You could also have someone like Rick at Art Cut Gems cut a few stones in those colors for you. That’d probably be easier than trying to source them all.

Swala might have more sugarloaves and cabochons than what is on their site.
http://www.swalagemtraders.com/search-gems/detail.php?pid=2064&cPage=1&sort=&perpage=8&cat=&display1=1&display2=&display3=0&category=&variety=&key=&match=&indicate=&reserve_type=&pagefrom=search

http://www.artcutgems.com/item.php?item_id=776&page=4&category_id=51

http://www.artcutgems.com/item.php?item_id=792&page=4&category_id=51

I really love this one from ACS. I’ve been thinking of buying it, but I might work for your project:
http://www.acstones.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idcategory=141&idproduct=3700

Here are some stack rings in pink, purple, and blue:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/73064298/summer-berries-sterling-silver-stacking?ref=sr_gallery_27&ga_search_query=cabochon+stack+ring&ga_page=5&ga_search_type=handmade&ga_facet=handmade

JKT has some on Etsy for sale:
http://www.etsy.com/listing/73279423/chunky-tourmaline-cab-stackers
http://www.etsy.com/listing/73280420/golden-tourmaline-chunkster

I’m so glad you like my stack rings. I don’t know if you were planning on doing spacer bands, but I’ve found I don’t really need mine. I’ve been wearing them like this:

Stack Rings Pic.jpg
 
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