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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2018, 09:19:08 AM »

Finished this one yesterday... one sided, pretty serious soft spots in the yellow sagenite. But a stunner anyway.
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #16 on: January 19, 2018, 06:04:49 PM »

I see light sabers in upper left
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #17 on: January 19, 2018, 06:52:04 PM »

I could really see that last one made into a pendant.  Damn that's gorgeous!   :love7:
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2018, 09:39:38 PM »

Fantastic!!  Your stones are better than beautiful!!
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #19 on: January 25, 2018, 09:48:25 AM »

A small one with nice contrast..
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #20 on: January 25, 2018, 06:05:00 PM »

A small one with nice contrast..

 Trent Oregon tease your putting on.  Very nice cuts.

 Let see Brownsville Oregon tube agate. From the top of the ridge.
 Only a local rock hound would know!.
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #21 on: January 25, 2018, 07:35:00 PM »

Quote "Trent Oregon tease your putting on.  Very nice cuts.

 Let see Brownsville Oregon tube agate. From the top of the ridge.
 Only a local rock hound would know!."


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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #22 on: January 30, 2018, 03:23:52 PM »

Salvaged this from an end cut...
45x20x6 mm 49 ct
two sided double girdle.
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #23 on: January 31, 2018, 03:05:46 PM »

Another I was able to get out of an end cut. I had to get it with the trim saw but it worked out.
42x35 tapered from7mm on the wide end to 5.5 on the narrow.
Polished on both sides, very low dome and double tapered girdle.
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #24 on: January 31, 2018, 06:01:00 PM »

Nice work and material.
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #25 on: February 08, 2018, 11:01:11 AM »

Incredible work and material.  What would a stone like the last one be worth.  I have never see top quality Trent available for sale so have no idea on the value of such a piece.

Thanks

Bob Johannes
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #26 on: February 08, 2018, 11:27:57 AM »

I guess it is worth what you can get for it. I have been charging between $100 and $150 for a large (30x40mm) or similar size and people have been consistently buying them.
There are others out there but some folks want a lot for material that is not as nice as this.
The supply is extremely limited and I maybe should try for more but I am not really inclined to.  :dontknow:
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #27 on: November 24, 2018, 09:19:40 AM »

This slab has been hanging out in a tray waiting for me to figure out what to do with it. It was slabbed by my grandfather in the 1960's and is wedge shaped. 5.5 mm on the small end and 2.75 mm on the wide end.
I finally just polished it on both sides and will sell it as a specimen. It is a great piece and I did not think cutting it up would be the right thing.
4"x 2" at the wide spots...
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #28 on: November 24, 2018, 11:40:56 AM »

Agree, do not cut that piece up....  I think we have all made that mistake before.   what a beauty
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Re: Collector pieces
« Reply #29 on: November 24, 2018, 01:35:18 PM »

Beautiful :glasses9:
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