~~~ Quality Beautiful Botswana Agate Large Round Bead ~~~
approx. size : 15.31 ~ 15.43 mm
approx. total weight : 19 grams = 95 carats
* so well-polished ... great quality ...
* translucent to semi-translucent to slightly opaque ...
* lots of fine parallel rhythmic banding and whirls ... intriguing ...
4 beads, center drilled
Listing is for the exact 4 beads as pictured.
Color of gemstone may vary slightly from screen to screen.
** Botswana agate is famous for its fine, parallel lines in rhythmic stripped patterns that enrich the striking appeal of its smooth beauty. A redder variety of Botswana agate is sometimes called Laguna Botswana agate.
As the name implies, It is mined in Botswana, Africa. In recent years, we have seen less rough (uncut) stone, and prices on both the finished beads and rough stone have increased.