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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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bronze crossAncient style pendant cast in bronze. We love the 'historic' look from times when artisans created beautiful work with little technology. This great example has 'soul', in our opinion, and would be a great necklace with just a simple chain and perhaps some tiny quartz beads. Or make it into the most special rosary, with beautiful Lapis or Prehnite or whatever your heart desires. The cross is approx. 60 mm. long and 28 mm. wide (width of crossbar).

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