Thursday, May 13, 2010
Because I liked these agates so much I started buying cabs whenever I could. But lately, two things have happened: 1. It's getting more difficult to find cabs 2. The price has gone through the roof.
The stone is mined in Oregon and the owners of the land no longer allow mining (at least that's one of the stories I've heard.) so there is no more new stone to be had. Only the earlier mined slabs are available right now.
This is the third agate that I've set and this one is a beauty. Each has been in a different setting but, because I was inspired by the forest scene in each stone, I've always cut a leaf pattern into the back of the settings.
I just listed this necklace tonight and it can be found in my Etsy shop. (More pictures are there.)
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