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Handmade Turritella Agate Bead

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Handmade
Made in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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This bead is made from a neat fossil material called Turritella Agate. The name is a bit of a misnomer since it was derived from a mis-identification of the species of the fossilized snail. Its actually freshwater snail as opposed to turritella which is a saltwater species. The name stuck though. The material formed in the Green River Formation in Wyoming. These snails lived over 50 million years ago!

This bead has some minor "pitting" or surface flaws noticeable upon close inspection.

This bead measures about: 9/16 x 7/16 in. (1.4 x 1.1 cm) The hole is 3/16 in (5mm)

We offer deals on multiple bead orders!

Buy 3 beads with a total value over 25$ and get 15% off with the code: "3OFAKIND"
Buy 5 beads with a total value over 45$ and get 20% off with the code: "5ALIVE"

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Check out our other listings of beads, pendants and necklaces at: http://www.etsy.com/shop/Smartiwarmz

Also be sure to check out Psy-Fi Jewelry for some original hand fabricated jewelry created by Smarty, one of the co owners of Earthshine Stoneworks. http://www.etsy.com/shop/PsyFiJewelry
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