About 8 months ago my friend asked if I could make her and her family some necklaces with stones her late grandmother tumbled.
Before my friend’s grandmother passed her home caught fire and many of her possessions and potential heirlooms were lost in the flames (thankfully nobody was hurt in the fire). A few months later her grandmother passed and she took me to the burned home. She showed me a bunch of the stones that were once displayed in beautiful vases, now scattered across the remains of the floors and decks of the home. We were able to salvage a few of them from the wreckage and I agreed to turn them into jewelry. Below are a few of the final products that will be given away to surprise the family on the birthday of her late grandmother at the end of this month.