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Phishisgroovin

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rough fire agate i just purchased
« on: May 11, 2017, 07:01:23 PM »

On facebook, in one of the many fire agate or rock groups i belong to.
This rough tumbled piece sold as a windowed fire agate was posted for $8 & shipping.
I sent $24 so he will throw in a bunch of other windows also.

I plan (if this has no cracks that arent showing in the photo) to make this a single of double bump silver ring for my wife.
One of these days that is, when i feel like tinkering (or actually making a mess on our brand new wash machine which i am scared to death of scuffing for fear my wonderful wife will kill me)........... :LOLOL: :LOLOL:

Cant wait to see what he throws in the bag for the extra i sent him from the sale of my blue heart pendant (that helped us eat in disneyland while there)
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Re: rough fire agate i just purchased
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2017, 07:03:30 PM »

I got this other one from him awhile back, I am leaving it natural and will drill it for a pendant after highly polishing the fire only and removing the thin white stuff in the valleys.
It ended up having a fracture in it, i will try my best to remove that, or have it filled with clear UV curing resin..
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Re: rough fire agate i just purchased
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2017, 06:02:36 PM »

Wow, BEAUTIFUL

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Re: rough fire agate i just purchased
« Reply #3 on: June 15, 2017, 08:26:56 AM »

Yes, leave the second one (picture), as is. Just touch it up and remove the obvious dirt and white calcite. Should do the trick and will give you a good look when polished up.

If you are lucky, the agate might be as clean as in this piece
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