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Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon   (suzybones)

Fordite, or "Detroit Agate" is actually a man-made "stone". They're actually made entirely of car paint runoff that collected in the river that flowed through the General Motors plant in Detroit. VERY rare and very pricey in spite of it's origin.

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon TOP GRADE STUNNER (suzybones)

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon TOP GRADE STUNNER (suzybones)

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon   MOTOWN SWIRL by suzybones

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon MOTOWN SWIRL by suzybones (old paint layers from car factory)

This is super cool: "Solid Fordite cabochon, known locally as Detroit Agate. Not an agate at all, though, merely a happy accident! The original material was created many years ago at the Ford Rouge Plant just outside of Detroit, Michigan. Layer upon layer, paint over-spray built up on metal racks that transported new car bodies through the paint shop, and into the oven, where each coat was baked hard...."

This is super cool: "Solid Fordite cabochon, known locally as Detroit Agate. Not an agate at all, though, merely a happy accident! The original material was created many years ago at the Ford Rouge Plant just outside of Detroit, Michigan.

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon  Early 1960's by suzybones, $21.98

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon , not a real semi-precious stone, made from auto plant paint chunks.

This is not agate! This is a piece of accumulated, layered dried paint from the automobile industry in Detroit, Michigan called Fordite.

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Fordite

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon TEQUILA SUNRISE (suzybones) leftover enamel from painting both after the painting of vehicles usually from Detroit found in the ground and dug up and polished. Not a rock or mineral.

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon    suzybones by suzybones, $22.98

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon suzybones by suzybones, $22.98

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon   (suzybones)

This is not agate! This is a piece of accumulated, layered dried paint from the automobile industry in Detroit, Michigan called Fordite.

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon  Early 1960's Material  (suzybones). via Etsy. Not an agate at all - the original material was created many years ago at the Ford Rouge Plant just outside of Detroit, Michigan. Layer upon layer, paint over-spray built up on metal racks that transported new car bodies through the paint shop, and into the oven, where each coat was baked hard.

Solid Detroit Agate, Fordite Cabochon, Early by suzybones

32 x 31 x 4mm     Solid Fordite cabochon, known locally as Detroit Agate. Not an agate at all, though, merely a happy accident! The original material

32 x 31 x Solid Fordite cabochon, known locally as Detroit Agate. Not an agate at all, though, merely a happy accident! The original material

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon A TWIST of by suzybones, $29.98

This is not agate! This is a piece of accumulated, layered dried paint from the automobile industry in Detroit, Michigan called Fordite.

Multi-colored Dinosaur Bone Cabochon- Red and Orange  One of my fave unusual stones to work with is fossilized Dino bone. Comes in different colors!

Multi-colored Dinosaur Bone Cabochon- Red and Orange One of my fave "unusual stones" to work with is fossilized Dino bone.

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon   (suzybones)

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon (suzybones)

38 x 17 x 4.7mm Solid Fordite cabochon, known locally as Detroit Agate. Not an agate at all, though, merely a happy accident! The original material was created many years ago at the Ford Rouge Plant just outside of Detroit, Michigan. Layer upon layer, paint over-spray built up on metal racks that transported new car bodies through the paint shop, and into the oven, where each coat was baked hard. We have worked with this fun material for over 25 years in all of it's incarnations, from the…

38 x 17 x 4.7mm Solid Fordite cabochon, known locally as Detroit Agate. Not an agate at all, though, merely a happy accident! The original material was created many years ago at the Ford Rouge Plant just outside of Detroit, Michigan. Layer upon layer, paint over-spray built up on metal racks that transported new car bodies through the paint shop, and into the oven, where each coat was baked hard. We have worked with this fun material for over 25 years in all of it's incarnations, from the…

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