Store opens in West Reading selling gemstones, jewelry, crystals and art | Money

Berks County native Jacob Daniels has been making and selling jewelry locally and online since he was 13. Now, he and girlfriend Lindsey Bohn have their own West Reading storefront.

The Gem on Penn opened on June 12 at 611 Penn Ave., the culmination of Daniels’ lifelong fascination with crystals

 

Nature’s Creations in North Bethesda selling jewelry made from cicadas

A cicada pendant necklace from Nature’s Creations

A North Bethesda jewelry company, Nature’s Creations, is using this year’s cicada emergence to create copper necklace pendants and pins — made from the real insect.

Every 17 years, Brood X cicadas emerge from their shallow underground dwellings for a long-awaited feeding,