Does anyone here cut stones that you have found by simply going
outdoors and looking at the ground? Does such stones work well for
you? I would be interested in hearing more about this. Here in
northeast Ohio I find
1). A red jasper that is somewhat grainy, but polishes with the right
2). A chalcedony that is an indefinable white/greyish/bluish shade.
Its rather plain but take a wondrous polish.
3). A fine, glossy material that sometimes looks like jasper and
sometimes looks more like moss or plume agate. Its always yellow or
cherry colored, or a mixture of both.
I have only found small pebbles of this, wish I could find a