Uncut Lake Superior Agate--you have to know what you're looking for, that's for sure! It helps to wet it and hold it up to the sun for any translucency.

Uncut Lake Superior Agate--you have to know what you're looking for, that's for sure! It helps to wet it and hold it up to the sun for any translucency.

Big box of Lake Superior agates

Big box of Lake Superior agates. Any organic aggregate can be inspiration for shapes in a patchwork. Allow the shapes to overlap, then color in a hint of shadow.

Lake Superior Agate and Rock Hunting Beaches -  Minnesota North Shore -  North Shore Agate Beaches

Lake Superior Agate and Rock Hunting Beaches - Minnesota North Shore - North Shore Agate Beaches

The MN State gem: Beautiful Lake Superior Agates - found on both north (MN) and south (WI) shores of Lake Superior. - Agates are semi precious stones so common on Lake Superior beaches no one pays much attention. #MSPdestination

The MN State gem: Beautiful Lake Superior Agates - found on both north (MN) and south (WI) shores of Lake Superior. - Agates are semi precious stones so common on Lake Superior beaches no one pays much attention. #MSPdestination

Search for Lake Superior agates in surrounding areas with many pebbles and rocks.

How to Identify Lake Superior Agates

Search for Lake Superior agates in surrounding areas with many pebbles and rocks.

Grand Marais, MN.   Agate hunting, rugged shoreline on Lake Superior, great home cooking.

Grand Marais, MN. Agate hunting, rugged shoreline on Lake Superior, great home cooking.

Agates are semiprecious gems that can be found all over the world. Throughout history, they have been valued as stones of impressive beauty and charm. Most people recognize agate as a highly polished, banded stone, but recognizing unpolished agate on a lake or in a freshly plowed field is a little tougher. Identifying unpolished agate is something...

How to Identify Unpolished Agates

Agates are semiprecious gems that can be found all over the world. Throughout history, they have been valued as stones of impressive beauty and charm. Most people recognize agate as a highly polished, banded stone, but recognizing unpolished agate on a lake or in a freshly plowed field is a little tougher. Identifying unpolished agate is something...

North Country gold: How and where to find Lake Superior agates | Star Tribune

North Country gold: How and where to find Lake Superior agates | Star Tribune

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