Worked on these as I watched Canada win the gold medal for hockey and then the closing ceremonies afterwards. (Just don't ask me how many hours!) Goodness knows I'd have been biting my nails during the hockey game if I hadn't been beading!
These beads are called "amethyst" but they look more raspberry to me.
Turquoise and silver always look good to me.
The green of the fire polished beads is very interesting...there is some red in them too. I like the way they look with the metallic AB seed beads.
Not black...hematite. I love the shine of these beads.
All of these earrings are for sale in my Etsy shop.