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AgateLicker

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Green Argillite Pendant
« on: July 15, 2022, 12:29:05 PM »

Self-collected
Likely from Wallace fm, Belt SG
Sanders co. MT
Hand smoothed pebble, hand drilled hole.
Hole is about 25 mm (no marking on bit). Depth of hole is equidistant to it's circumference.

Argillite is a superfine claystone and this shows a dessication crack that's been infilled with a more coarse sandstone. Ovoid shapes are floater mud chips.
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Re: Green Argillite Pendant
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2022, 05:52:17 PM »

Nice.
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Re: Green Argillite Pendant
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2022, 06:37:30 PM »

Thanks!
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Re: Green Argillite Pendant
« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2022, 10:29:03 PM »

The finish and shape are great and I really enjoy that color.
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Re: Green Argillite Pendant
« Reply #4 on: July 16, 2022, 07:41:07 AM »

Yeah! You're obviously pretty "handy" - with an artistic eye, too.

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Re: Green Argillite Pendant
« Reply #5 on: July 16, 2022, 08:34:48 AM »

Thanks, Steve. I find that leaving argillite at a matte finish not only showcases the earthy luster but also helps it to "self-heal" any scratches or dings it accrues by being so soft.

I just drilled a hole, haha, nature did the rest!



Vince, thank you as well. Both hands in every pie, trying a little bit of everything. It's been exciting working with stones again after bopping around for a while. Life's settled down and now the time has come to create!
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Re: Green Argillite Pendant
« Reply #6 on: July 16, 2022, 04:51:58 PM »

wonderfull !
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Re: Green Argillite Pendant
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2022, 06:09:26 PM »

Thank you, Kent.
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