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Gemstone beads have long been believed to have metaphysical/healing qualities and are often used during meditation. Some are thought to bring about wisdom, strength, energy, luck, and healing to name a few. For me knitting is kind of meditational (is that a word?), so I thought…hmmm…it might be interesting to make up some stitch markers with gemstones and combine my love of knitting with my newly found curiosity with gemstones, it seemed like a natural combination! I love having a set of gemstone markers on my needles and concentrating on what the little stones might have the ability to do. Whether you are a skeptic or a believer, one thing is for sure, they are wonderful little pieces of nature to have on your needles!!
Dragon Blood Jasper: these stones are actually a member of the quartz family of gemstones. They are thought to enhance life force, courage, strength and vitality. They draw money and love to the wearer and help in achieving goals. Legend has it that the stones are the remains of deceased ancient dragons where the green represents the dragon's skin and the red the dragon's blood. The colors in these stones are stunning (zoom in to get a good look!) and are truly nature's works of art for your needles!
You will receive your choice of 4, 6 or 8 markers made with 12mm puffed flat round stones that have a beautiful mix of deep olive green and deep burgundy, and one marker made with a 12mm flat round silver plated bead with a spiral imprint to use as an end of row/round marker. Markers are made with silver beading wire and silver plated beads.
Stitch markers are available in two loop sizes:
You can choose an option when checking out. If you would like an assortment, just choose the custom option and let me know in the notes to seller section what you would like.
MEDIUM = fit up to a size 8 (5mm) needle
LARGE = fit up to a size 13 (9mm) needle
CUSTOM = any combination of the above sizes
I love these markers because they have no wire ends, will not snag your yarn and will not open up like split rings can. They are very light and will work well with lace weight and sock weight yarn. They make a very special gift for a knitter or for yourself:)
Stitch markers come in a sheer drawstring bag (last photo - beads shown in the bag may not be the same as the ones listed, it is only a representation of the bag, color of bag may vary).
Item ships via first class mail in a bubble mailer.
IMPORTANT SHIPPING INFO:
Package ships via first class mail in the US which takes about 3-5 days. International orders ship first class international mail which takes about 6-14 business days and does include tracking. Refunds will not be given for lost packages sent to apartment buildings if the package is confirmed as delivered to the building by the post office. Please see my shop policies for more information.
Items shown in the photos other than the stitch markers are not included.
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Shipping & policies
I will email you once your payment has cleared so you will know when your item will ship. Items usually ship within 24-48 hours unless specified differently in the listing.
I take great care in packaging all items for shipping. I want the item you have carefully chosen to arrive in perfect condition.
USA SHIPMENTS: All items ship via USPS First Class Mail. All packages are shipped with delivery confirmation and once the carrier marks the package as delivered I will assume that you received your purchase. If your package is marked as delivered in the tracking details and you didn't receive it, please check with your mail carrier or local post office. I do not give refunds for packages shipped to an apartment building if they are marked as delivered. Ask me about adding signature confirmation to your shipping if you live in an apartment building.
INTERNATIONAL SHIPMENTS: Will be shipped First Class International. International orders shipped via First Class International now have tracking and delivery confirmation. Delivery can take about 6-14 business days, sometimes longer depending on customs. BUYERS are responsible for any customs, taxes, duties, etc.
I accept Paypal, as well as credit cards directly through my shop (if you don't have a Paypal account).
Your immediate payment is very much appreciated so I can ship out your item as soon as possible.
Once your payment is confirmed, I will email you with a ship date.
Returns & exchanges
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
PLEASE read through all listings carefully to know what you are buying. I do my best to accurately represent each item. REFUNDS FOR PDF PATTERN FILES WILL NOT BE GIVEN ONCE THE FILE(S) ARE DOWNLOADED OR ACCESSED, no exceptions. Please notice that patterns are for the instructions to make the item, not for the finished item, and ALL PATTERNS ARE WRITTEN IN ENGLISH ONLY.
Lost items: Refunds will not be given for packages delivered to apartment buildings if delivery confirmation shows that the item was delivered.
STITCH MARKER SIZING: for those who aren't familiar with metric measure this conversion may help
6mm = 1/4"
8mm = 5/16"
10mm = 3/8"
13mm = 1/2"
15-16mm = 5/8"
PATTERNS: all my patterns are written in English. I do not provide translation of knitting instructions to other languages.
GIFTS PURCHASES: I am happy to send your purchase as a gift to another address, please be sure to add the correct shipping upon checkout by choosing the country your gift is being sent. I will also wrap your gift and include a gift card with a personalized message from you if you wish. Just convo me with your message or leave a note in the "notes to seller" section at checkout.