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Gem Silica, Inspiration mine, 18.09ct…

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    This is an interesting gem silica in that there is a total absence of the green, malachite material within this stone. The color is intense blue chrysocolla floating within the chalcedony & one can see thru the stone when backlighted or just held towards a light source, a very good example of this material. The stone was cut by Frank Schaffer of Pa. & the finish is excellent-steve…

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    Looks great Steve, very nice, you could almost mistake the back of it for Larimar.
    If you have some lying around in your back yard let me know I would be keen on getting hold of a piece.

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    Im posting pics of the finished pendent framed in 14kt yellow gold with good showing overall, an unusual configuration of natural stone with no color but for the blue lightly spread within the stone-steve…

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