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Beyond Botswana Agates

Posted by Raul Walker on

Beyond Botswana Agates

Botswana Agates have rich deep reds and purples with great parallax banding.  Making for stunning cabochons.

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Carey Plume Agate

Posted by Raul Walker on

I managed to acquire a large collection of Carey Plume Agate material which was assembled while it was still being mined.    The last time that it was dug was about 19 years ago and the dig netted less than 100 lbs. in 3 months.   It is from the same region as Eagle Rock Plume, southeast of Prineville Oregon.  I have a definite love hate relationship with all kinds of plume, but when I’m able to get one to be beautifully visible in a cabochon it’s thrilling.  History from the previous owner: "I started my collection back in 1985 when at the Nyssa,...

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