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Making jewel trees from tumbled gems and wire.
GEMS & MINERALS #495 Jan 1979 pg. 14

The facination of gem trees. How to create decorator art with tumbled gems and some wire.
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #535 May 1982 pg. 10

Making jewelry and decorations with rose-shaped crystal aggregates of barite from central Oklahoma (called "rose rocks").
JEWELRY MAKING, GEMS & MINERALS #547 May 1983 pg. 24

A look at making gem trees.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Feb 1979 (v.32#11) pg. 2380

A look at fads and fashions in gem trees and suggestions on how to sell them. Includes a review of how to make the trunk, fasten reinforcing wire and where to order polished stones that are the right size.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1979 (v.32#12) pg. 2580

How to construct free-form art with gemstones and wood.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Nov 1979 (v.33#8) pg. 1774

Gem trees: How to form the wire for the flower groups, how the forms are shaped to fit the stones, and how the tree is assembled.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Mar 1980 (v.33#12) pg. 2536

Getting started in making gem trees.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL May 1980 (v.34#2) pg. 506

Ming tree magic. How to form gem trees from wire, small tumbled stones, cement and mineral specimens for bases.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Nov 1981 (v.35#8) pg. 1650

Flower arranging with gemstones. How to make gemstone trees and flower arrangements.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Feb 1982 (v.35#11) pg. 2294

More about gem "ming" trees and how to make them.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jun 1983 (v.37#3) pg. 428

Is your gem tree wire tarnished? Why it happens and suggestions on how to lessen the problem.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Jan 1985 (v.38#10) pg. 1296

The perfect lapidary hobby: a gem tree update. How to get started making gem trees, plus a look at the latest trends.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL May 1985 (v.39#2) pg. 228

Gem trees, the backward approach. Start at the base and "grow" it upward. Ideas for flowered trees, exposed-root trees, bonsai shaped trees, beaded trees and windswept trees.
LAPIDARY JOURNAL Dec 1986 (v.40#9) pg. 55