GEMSTONES – FACETED: Each stone is hand selected by the owner of Horizonte during his annual trips to Brazil.
CANARY ISLAND LAVA: is considered to be the best lava in the world.
It is very smooth and has a very nice porosity, giving a beautiful contrast to polished gold or silver. The owners of Horizonte Switzerland personally searches in the Canary Island for this naturally black volcanic lava of the highest quality and then cuts the material into unique beads. Lava, being naturally lightweight, makes a bold statement, without adding too much weight for the wearer.
PHILIPPINE SHELLS: The beads from our Philippine Collection are made of Sea Shells and Mother of Pearl which comes from oysters. This material is cut into smaller sections and then assembled to obtain beads of bold shapes.
This exotic collection represents the highest standard of quality for Shell- and Mother of Pearl beads available on the market.
TRAVERTINE, EINSTEIN & OTHER EXOTIC MATERIAL: Horizonte from Switzerland are world renowned for unique material and superb quality in cut and design. The Coliseum Collection is travertine stone from the same quarry of which the Old Romans Built the Coliseum in Rome. The Rhine River Collection are stunning black & white stones hand gathered from the Rhine River in Switzerland. If you are searching for repurposed material the Einstein Collection is ideal – the beads are cut from the cobblestone pavers from the childhood home of Albert Einstein and each strand comes with a document of proof. The Swiss Alps Collection is from a very rare type of black granite which contains beautiful inclusions of golden pyrite hidden in it’s interior.
GEM STONES – NON FACETED: Beautiful, natural opaque strands. Rich, deep colors that provides the designer with an exquisite pallet.
Each stone is hand selected and cut to perfection. Most material in this collection can be ordered in multi-strand quantity,
which makes it ideal for production.
CLASP COLLECTION: Our exclusive relationship with Rohm of Austria brings you the finest in style and quality. The clasps are in sterling silver, rhodium and vermeil in either matte or polish finish. Orders are placed monthly – so please plan on about 5 week delivery time.