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Fordite and sterling.

Fordite Frenzy

A sterling bracelet with beautiful vivid and vintage Fordite cabochons. Fordite was "mined" in the in auto assembly factories.

Genuine 1970's Fordite Cabochon hand cut in by ForditeFanaticsUK, £13.00

Genuine Fordite Cabochon hand cut in by ForditeFanaticsUK,

Fordite jewelry pieces are each original works of art. "Detroit Agates" are created by using the remnants of paint left behind on the pipes and pallets of spray booths in the old Ford plants. Each time a vehicle was painted in the spray booth a new layer of paint would dry, and then build up in the pipes and on the pallets.

Fordite jewelry pieces are each original works of art. "Detroit Agates" are created by using the remnants of paint left behind on the pipes and pallets of spray booths in the old Ford plants. Each time a vehicle was painted in the spray booth a new layer of paint would dry, and then build up in the pipes and on the pallets.

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon TOP GRADE by suzybones

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon TOP GRADE STUNNER (suzybones)

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon TOP GRADE by suzybones

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Fordite Stones Produced from Layers of Old Car Paint

Fordite, or Motor Agate, is a rare stone produced from layers of old car paint that have built up over time. Urban Relic Design creates Fordite jewelry among

Back in the day, Detroit factory workers spray painted cars by hand. The excess paint drippings mixed into different colors and hardened into “Fordite,” which is often used to make jewelry.   Source

Back in the day, Detroit factory workers spray painted cars by hand. The excess paint drippings mixed into different colors and hardened into “Fordite,” which is often used to make jewelry.

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon   WHIMSICAL by suzybones, $33.98

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon WHIMSICAL HEART 49 x 35mm (suzybones)

Solid Detroit Agate / Fordite Cabochon WHIMSICAL by suzybones, $33.98

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