Custom Cut Polished and wire wrapped Patuxent River Stone (Maryland State Gem) Necklace/Pendant/Slide/Enhancer Sterling Silver.935 This stone was sent to us by a friend living in Maryland.
Size: 2 x 3/4 inch or 50mm x 18mm
Official State Gem of Maryland. Maryland designated Patuxent river stone as the official state gem in 2004. All-State Gems. Found only in Maryland, Patuxent river stones have extraordinary red and yellow hues that reflect Maryland's state flag. Actually agate (a form of quartz), Patuxent river stones have a glowing translucence that makes them perfect for cutting, polishing, and set into jewelry.