Purple grape agate, Indonesia
Fascinating grape agate from Sulawasi, Indonesia. The colour is totally natural, as is the way the tiny spheres are stuck together. You can see why it is called what it is! Interestingly, this agate also occurs in green - purple and green grapes!
Left, on black onyx base, 3/8 inch (0.95 cm) wide, 5/16 inch (0.8 cm) deep and just over 3/8 inch (0.95 cm) tall.
Centre, on silver coloured base, 3/8 inch (0.95 cm) wide, 1/4 inch (0.6 cm) deep, just under 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) tall.
Right, on wood base, 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) wide, 3/8 inch (0.95 cm) deep and just under 3/8 inch (0.95 cm) tall.