A wide variety of value-priced artisan jewelry made of colored semiprecious and precious gemstones.
Showcasing a rainbow of colors and an array of styles, Christie’s Collection incorporates the following stones and other materials from around the world in its eye-catching jewelry designs: abalone shell, agate, Amazonite, amber, amethyst, apatite, aquamarine, aventurine, black onyx, blue sandstone (a man-made stone), blue topaz, bone, carnelian, chalcedony, chrysoprase, citrine, coral, crystal, cubic zirconia (a synthetic stone), druzy, emerald, fluorite, fossil stone, garnet (blood red and rhodolite), glass (Murano, dichroic, plain), goldstone (a manmade stone), green onyx, howlite, iolite, jade (dyed and natural), jasper, kyanite, Labradorite, lapis lazuli, larimar, malachite, moonstone, mother-of-pearl shell, opal, pearls (white, gray and other dyed fresh water pearls), peridot, plastic, prasiolite (green amethyst), prehnite, quartz (crystal and rose), rhodochrosite, rhodonite, ruby, ruby zoisite, sapphire, seashells, shell (natural and dyed), Swarovski® crystal, Tanzanite, tiger’s eye, tourmaline, turquoise, unakite, white topaz, wood, etc.
Christie Adams, the founder, president, designer and buyer of Christie's Collection, Women's Designer Jewelry From Around the World, is a fifth-generation, lifelong resident of Oahu, Hawaii, a seasoned world traveler, and a lifelong lover of jewelry who first dabbled in making her own jewelry when she was just a child.
After working in marketing, public relations and advertising for more than 30 years, realizingshe always has had a passion for stones and women’s jewelry, Adams founded Christie’s Collection in January of 2009. While her small business does not have a retail store, she markets her hand-picked collection of jewelry through such special events as craft fairs, trunk shows at stores,fundraisers for nonprofit organizations, and home jewelry parties.
In keeping with her international theme, she collects, fabricates and sells jewelry made of stones mined in various countries around the world and designed and fabricated in a number of countries around the world, including here in the United States.
Adams is also a part-time professional accordionist who plays music from a number of countries around the world.