Mexican Laguna Lace Agate and Bronze Necklace is Unique and Exquisite (PUR-006)
This colorful, stunning, and exotic necklace is composed of Natural Mexican Laguna Agate, which is known for its tight banding and swirls, and its vibrant hues of deep red, burgundy, soft mauves and grays, bright orange, and golden yellow ochre. In fact, it iwas hard to classify this necklace into a single colortone, so it appears in several colortone groups on this website.The gorgeous natural stones were mined about 150 miles south of the American-Mexico border in the state of Chihuahua.
- Necklace length is 20.75 inches (including the textured bronze clasp).
- Round Mexican Laguna Agate stones are 16mm and 14mm
- The “pumpkin-shaped," colorful Mexican Crazy Lace Agates are 9mm x 12mm
- *Old World Bronze™ bronze accent beads and clasp are beautifully textured.
- Small corrugated beads at each end of the necklaces are antique gold-plated brass.
- The necklace is strung on a strong, but flexible, 0.024-in 49-strand, metallic bronze nylon covered stainless steel beading wire.
Mexican Laguna Agate is a hybrid of Crazy Lace and Laguna Agate, and a variety of Mexican Crazy Lace Agate. It is distinguished from its Crazy Lace relatives by its deeper and darker color palette. Crazy lace agate also occurs in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Other varieties are Bubble Lace, Cactus Lace, Chinese Writing Lace, Day and Night Lace, Dog Tooth Lace, Fine Line Lace, Noriega Lace, Victors Lace, Zebra Lace and a variety of "Lacey" others. Some stone types have bands that change colors mid-pattern. (Note: Blue, Purple and other “colored” Crazy Lace Agates, while still beautiful, are dyed. Miriam does not use dyed stones in her designs.).
*Old World BronzeTMbeads are artistically handcrafted utilizing an age-old, lost wax method and bronze formula developed by the Charveaux family of Scottsdale, Arizona. The luster and patina of the bronze beads as they age are more beautiful than gold!