How Are Agates Dyed?

Answer Agates are found as geodes within volcanic rock or ancient lavas. They are common semiprecious silica, in the chalcedony family of quartz, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. Often used in je... Read More »

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How much are agates?

Agate stones are priced according to their size, type and clarity. Single stones are priced from $1.73 to $105.50. Agate jewelry prices range from $5 to $440. Strings of agate beads are priced simi... Read More »

How to Sell Raw Agates?

Agate rock is a banded, cryptocrystalline form of the mineral quartz or chalcedony. Cryptocrystalline means that the crystals are so small that a microscope is required to see them clearly. Chalced... Read More »

How long do you tumble agates?

Agates are rocks that are often polished by using a rock tumbler. The process involves tumbling rocks with progressively finer grits until you have the shape and sheen you want. It takes up to four... Read More »

How to Find Superior Agates?

Superior agates are richly colored semi-precious gemstones found near Lake Superior and any water that empties into it, including the Mississippi River.Each Lake Superior agate is unique with its o... Read More »