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 Post subject: Dying rocks
PostPosted: Sun Mar 23, 2008 10:27 pm 
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How do you dye agates? Where can I purchase the materials for dying? Can Opals be dyed?

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Agates:
http://gemologyonline.com/agates.html
and check the "treatments" section of the opal page:
http://gemologyonline.com/opal.html


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can anyone tell me how to dye agates i have moss agate. which solution, how much time.

i want to learn dyeing agates, chlcedony, and opal.


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Did you click on the links posted above?


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 Post subject: Re: Dying rocks
PostPosted: Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:13 am 
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I have clicked but there only chemical name is mentioned not the procedure ( time ).

i have moss agate and i want to dye it with blue and red colour
and i want to dye white natural opal to pink and sky blue

can you tell me the procedure how to dye both of them with procedure that is name, time etc

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Aashish91, jump in there.
Experiment.
Every stone is different.


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 Post subject: Re: Dying rocks
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Hello,

Thanks for the help.

i am trying and experimenting with different ways.

I have attached few photos of gemstone and i am trying to develop this .

i have chalcedony raw material as well as moss agate which both contain some water and green colour algae .

please could you help me in this( small help will also good for me ).... how to make this gemstone

will wait for your reply.

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aashish agrawal


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 Post subject: Re: Dying rocks
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I would guess that the moss agate you picture has not been treated, but came out of the ground looking like that.


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 Post subject: Re: Dying rocks
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Even i am not sure ....but 90% i think its moss agate which is treated and i am trying this only .....could you sugest me which procedure should i use to make.something like this .

As you can se i have attached a picture which i found on your website and there are 2 stones on the right side which looks like this stone only which i have .

So if you could suggest me any procedure to make this one .

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