Coasting

Beautiful coloured coasters made from agate slices, transformed to hold your most precious china.

I’ve made these for my friend who has just moved into her first home, they make great gifts if you’re looking to give something personal and unique.

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Stumped

I’ve had this simple idea for a little while but not the time to create it.
Well enough was quite enough. It is an easy-to-make table, ideal for a first-timer trying to bring a little bit of the outdoors indoors (touch wood).
It is still not finished yet, but see below for how it’s taking shape…

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Ruby

Colour: Red
Lustre: Vitreous to bright vitreous
Moh’s Hardness: 9
Clevage: Occurs parallel to the basal and rhombohedral faces
Crystal System: Trigonal
Double refraction: 1.76 to 1.78
Pleochroism: Uniaxal