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Does anyone know what gems, stones these are. It was my

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Does anyone know what gems , stones these are. It was my grandmothers
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 2 months ago.

Hi,

These are various forms of agate stones in different colors as well as carnelian and jasper. A fair amount of agate stone jewelry came out of Scotland. The beads can sell for up altogether at retail and $10 - $40 at auction. Here is a link for you to a comparable set that sold for $12.95:

http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/vintage-natual-stone-beaded-necklace-238586862

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