And ancient amber:
Turquoise and ivory:
To fossilized neolithic bones:
Or just regular antique bones, like in that last pic. And tons of it is actually less expensive to buy outright than to try and reproduce, considering all the time and effort it takes to make anything that looks remotely convincing. I'm not trying to copy anything in particular, I love it all and want to somehow combine all the details of antiquity into one UberAncientBeadofDeath.
But yeah so far I gots:
I also got a box of this faux beach glass from the mosaic isle at Michaels.
The Doves. Set of 35 earring pairs
Now look at this: