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You can make Egyptian fans or mini-collars from a wide variety of semi-precious gemstones. Gemstone jewelry fans vary in size: the smallest (outer) pieces are about 10mm long and the largest pieces (center) are about 25mm for gemstones like jaspers, agates, quartz, aventurines and howlites. Gemstones like Mother of Pearl will be smaller and gem stone beads like hematite will be bigger. Collars take a lot of time and effort to design, but are certainly worth it for their dramatic effect. Mock up your design with pen or marker and use a bead board. You want to make sure that you get what you want if you are putting in the effort!