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Thinking of jumping into Gemstone bead jewelry making? You can use variety of shapes and including freeform nuggets, Mother of Pearl pendants or teardrop-shaped beads. Gem stone beads come in an almost unlimited variety of shapes and sizes. Beads can come shaped like hearts, stars, leaves and animals. Special donut beads can be shaped like triangles. When you put these specialty beads with some more simple stock glass beads, you can make a creative and dramatic piece of jewelry. The sky is the limit in jewelry making so take advantage of all of the options available to you.