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red agateJust perfect for your Halloween creations -- these Red Agate Evil Eye beads are of stone that was formed from layers of silica from volcanic cavities. Agate is named after the Achates River (now known as the Dirillo River) on the island of Sicily, Italy, whose upper waters were an ancient source of this gemstone. Each strand offered here has 16 round faceted beads, with colors ranging from red to amber, as shown. Each bead is approx. 10 mm. with an approx. 2 mm. hole. Each strand is $10, but for a limited time, take 10% off with the code HALLOWEEN at checkout.


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larimar and silver pendant

This week we feature one of our great finds from the 2014 Tucson Gem & Mineral show: This sky blue Larimar pendant is set in sterling silver. Just add a silver chain for an instantly exquisite necklace. The picture doesn't quite do this piece justice. The patterns are well defined and gorgeous! The stone is a freeform shape that is approximately 27 x 36mm with a sterling silver bezel and bail with a 5mm opening . Genuine, untreated Larimar from the Dominican Republic. Don't forget our special deal for friends and fans: 20% off this and everything in the shop with Coupon Code 14123 at Checkout.

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