#FOR010 Fordite Cabochon

$17.00

Out of Stock

#FOR010 Fordite Cabochon

$17.00

Size: 31mm x 12mm x 6.76mm

Ct. Weight: 11.4

Shipping & Handling: 

  • Shipping is $5 domestic and $15 international.
  • I combine shipping with multiple lots.

Out of Stock

Categories: , Tags: , ,

Description

Fordite, also known as Detroit Agate or Motor City Agate,[1] is old automotive paint which has hardened sufficiently to be cut and polished.[2] It was formed from the buildup of layers of enamel paint slag on tracks and skids on which cars were hand spray-painted (a now automated process), which have been baked numerous times.[3] In recent times the material has been recycled into jewelry. [Source]

The specimen photographed was obtained from the Freightliner Truck Plant in Cleveland, NC

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Only logged in customers who have purchased this product may leave a review.

Product Enquiry