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Author Topic: Grossular garnet, chrome diopside and idocrase bead  (Read 200 times)

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lithicbeads

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Grossular garnet, chrome diopside and idocrase bead
« on: July 15, 2020, 08:48:06 PM »

4 mm hole, 45 mm long
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Re: Grossular garnet, chrome diopside and idocrase bead
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2020, 10:12:01 PM »

Another Beauty, and look at that shine.  Looks like it was from the same material as one of your earlier beads.  Looks like it cuts great.
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Re: Grossular garnet, chrome diopside and idocrase bead
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2020, 10:43:02 AM »

So much to see in a stone like that when you really look, and the shape compliments it so well.
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Re: Grossular garnet, chrome diopside and idocrase bead
« Reply #3 on: July 16, 2020, 08:31:23 PM »

I never get tired of seeing your beads made out of this material.  It's beautiful!
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Re: Grossular garnet, chrome diopside and idocrase bead
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2020, 08:53:40 AM »

Beautiful color. Looks like its easily worked.
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Re: Grossular garnet, chrome diopside and idocrase bead
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2020, 10:10:42 AM »

It's as had as calcedony but a hair less tough.It is a jpoy to work.
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Re: Grossular garnet, chrome diopside and idocrase bead
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2020, 03:59:22 PM »

 Very nice!
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