It certainly looked interesting!
Anyway, it came a couple of days ago, and I've finally had a chance to photograph it.
It was all nicely packaged up with a cute bird card - thank you Maddy!
What immediately struck me was this combination of colours, not one I've worked with before...
It would of course be perfectly acceptable to split the colours and work them into different pieces, but a lot of the fun of this challenge is trying something new, so I will have a go!
There are lots of lovely stones in muted oranges, crackly clear and shades of blue:
but these are my favourites (I don't know what they are, but they're beauties!)
Hmm, can see a pair of earrings already.... this is going to be fun!
P.S. Maddy has just edited my photo to include labels for all the stones (thanks Maddy!) - here it is: