Druzy Quartz Cabochons

This material is found in quarries located in the stream Catalán Grande, in Artigas, Uruguay. This is an area with a reputation for the high quality and great quantity of its agates and amethysts. This is not the typical dyed agate for sale across the internet. The druzy's color is derived from the band of jasper and agate found under the clear quartz top. Uruguay's fine Amethyst druzy is well known throughout the world, it is also mined from these quarries