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Category: Brazil

  • Progression of a preform

    In lapidary terms, that’s just plain silly. But in agate like this piece of Brazil, its shows well how a natural preform cabochon shape can change when cutting. I was trying to preserve as much as the bright color as possible. And it still needs a trim before I sand it. Thanks to bob rush…

  • Montana Agate, Or something else?

    This piece came to me as in, in my overstock piles. literally was washed up from a dirt pile recently. These piles have been turned at least 5 times since i have owned them. Who would a thought, almost a prefect really nice gem agate cab. The only problem, i dont think it is Montana Agate, maybe Brazil or…