Indonesian Agate Alphabet (Set)
Eastern Java Island, Indonesia
Cabinet, 13.2 x 10.2 x 1.7 cm
A superb set of both numbers and letters of these very hard-to-get matched sets of agate. The numbers are actually very uncommonly seen in good matched sets, and are a bonus. Although accused of being manmade, in the past, a letter was published in the GIA newsletter about the legitimacy of these agates. A very good website documenting how they are formed and found, carved and sold, is here at: