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Amethyst/Chalcedony 'grape' habit
stock #21.1-410
Mamuju area, Sulawesi Barat province
Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
4.1 x 2.3 x 2.2 CM (miniature)
price: $60


The "grape agate" or ball formed Amethyst from this region is incredible, pretty and affordable. One of the mineral kingdom's best bargains, the color and forms are a great value. This piece is undamaged, has many complete chains of the balls and has the wet sparkling luster that makes these so attractive.

SOLD Amethyst / Chalcedony- Grape habit
stock #SOLD 21.1-368
Mamuju area, Sulawesi Barat province
Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
3.1 x 2.4 x 1.7 CM (thumbnail)
price: $0
Late Summer 2021

The "grape" forms of these Indonesian Amethysts are well-known and still can be found on the mineral market. This top vivid color and bright sparkling luster is much less common. This is a complete floater piece with excellent form, definition and deep grape color, selected with care. These are still an excellent value. We understand the source is now mostly just producing dull or light color materials.

Amethyst / Chalcedony - grape Agate
stock #17.1-210
Mamuju area, Sulawesi Barat province
Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
5.6 x 5.2 x 2.5 CM (cabinet)
price: $280
new year 2021

It is hard not to like the "grape agates" from the finds in and near Mamuju. The best of these are a wet looking cluster of balls with vivid purple color and sometimes with some green balls for contrast. Most have at least some damage or contacts, but this piece seems to be fully perfect. This has fine luster and color from all angles, a floater. One of our favorite finds of the past few years, the location where the best color was found is said to be finished, we hope that is not so.

Chalcedony / Amethyst
stock #20.1-277
Mamuju area, Sulawesi Barat province
Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
3 x 2.2 x 1.7 CM ()
price: $120


Highly esthetic and in fine condition from the incredible find at Mamuju, Sulawesi (Indonesia). This important discovery yielded some large and impressive pieces, but very fine thumbnails like this were much less common. This is a colorful and high impact small piece that is an elegant sculpture. From one of the best modern mineral discoveries.

Chalcedony/ Amethyst
stock #20.1-278
Mamuju area, Sulawesi Barat province
Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
3.3 x 2.4 x 2 CM (small miniature/ large thumbnail (toenail))
price: $90


Esthetic and withy nice form from the incredible find at Mamuju, Sulawesi (Indonesia). The less common green balls mixed with purples makes a nice contrast. This important discovery yielded some large and impressive pieces, but good thumbnails like this were much less common. This is a colorful and high impact small piece that is an elegant sculpture. From one of the best modern mineral discoveries.

Chalcedony
stock #17.1-286
Mamuju area, Sulawesi Barat province
Sulawesi Island, Indonesia
8.5 x 4.9 x 4 CM (cabinet)
price: $120
Pre Holiday 2017

There is a lot of Manakarra "grape" Chalcedony in the market, but some specimens do stand out. This is complete piece, a floater, undamaged and with fine form. The color ranges from a brilliant wet look purple to a more subdued lilac hue. A dusting of tiny green Quartz adds extra sparkle. Very affordable for this quality, displays well on all sides