A homemade gift is nice to receive but it is even better when it is personalized for the receiver. My sister grew up in the Pecos valley and has missed it so much that she chose the nick name Pecos Pearl. I wanted to make her something out of the Pecos valley diamonds for Valentine's Day. The map shows the area where they can be found. Here is a link to read about this particular type: http://geoinfo.nmt.edu/publications/periodicals/nmg/downloads/25/n3/nmg_v25_n3_p63.pdf. This instructable will show you what I made from the rocks I found that day. There are several quick and easy projects to make. Follow through and let's get started.
Step 1: Pecos Valley Diamond Necklace
1 Leather cord cut to desire length for necklace.
1 Small glass tube with cork or lid. A small empty container of mint flavoring might work.
Arrange the attractive ones in the jar where they look the best.
Glue the inside rim of the bottle. Push the cork in the bottle.
Cut the desired length of the necklace chain from the leather cord.
Make a loop to attach the leather cord to the bottle.
Slip the loop over the lid section and pull the string to tighten.
Tie a knot at the ends to make a circle so it can be worn.
You can use a hammer to break up the unattractive large pieces and use them for the bottom section. The bottles are very small.