Agate Pyramid Paperweights

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Bring beauty and a piece of history to your desktop with this intriguing paperweight that is formed from molten lava that has cooled over 80 million years. Called agate, this ancient stone harvested from Brazil has prompted centuries of cultural intrigue. The ancient Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks all held the beliefs that agate possesses the power to protect its owners from evil and danger, that it calms during times of stress, and that it helps to develop inner strength and courage.

Like the eruption responsible for its formation, each pyramidal paperweight contains spectacular bands of translucent and opaque color and microcosmic mineral explosions to soothe workday woes and offer a contemplative focal point in the office. Agate from Brazil. Shaped by artisans in the USA.
Katie Gianonne, UncommonGoods Assistant Buyer
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Cassie, UncommonGoods Community Moderator

June 27, 2012 02:20:32 PM

The beautiful rocks these paperweights are made of are shaped by nature in Brazil, but the finished pyramids are shaped by artisans in the USA. Will you make a point to add some color to your desk with this design?

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July 02, 2012 06:25:14 PM

I love any type of rocks


July 02, 2012 09:07:15 PM

Simple & nifty.

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July 02, 2012 09:26:27 PM

I love stuff like this. but then, I love rocks in general.


July 02, 2012 09:28:02 PM

Paper Weights and Book Ends are my Passion

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July 02, 2012 10:38:48 PM

love rock but seriously, who needs another paperweight - give it a purpose

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July 02, 2012 11:47:09 PM

Looks spectacular!

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July 03, 2012 12:03:57 AM

I don't care for the hard edges and the colors look cheesey.

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July 03, 2012 02:45:15 AM

Rocks....rock! Love 'em!

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July 03, 2012 05:08:29 AM

I love any type of rock mineral or gemstone and I love the shape of these.

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July 03, 2012 05:23:06 AM

I don't know many who have a call for a paperweight.

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July 03, 2012 03:28:05 PM

Drusy items

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July 04, 2012 06:41:22 AM

shape is not easy to move for a paperweight

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July 04, 2012 06:44:44 AM

They are beautiful, but don't need any more useless objects around!

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July 04, 2012 08:54:12 AM

Dust collector & shape hard to move for paper weight.


July 04, 2012 10:15:13 AM

Just beautiful! I would love to have one on my desk.

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July 04, 2012 11:50:30 AM

Just don't need another paper weight and wouldn't buy one as a gift for someone else


July 05, 2012 09:12:44 AM

Love rocks!!


July 05, 2012 12:49:45 PM

I like them so I gave them a thumbs-up, but I probably wouldn't buy them, honestly, because I don't know anyone who uses paperweights and most people I give to are trying to clear their workspaces.

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July 07, 2012 12:58:53 AM

I don't need a paperweight-but I would buy these-they're beautiful and I've been attached to 'crystals' since a kid.

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July 09, 2012 01:14:15 AM

fake-colored stones in unnatural shapes are not appealing

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July 10, 2012 08:37:49 AM

DIfficult to grasp.


July 13, 2012 12:53:44 AM

Does anybody even use paperweights anymore? These are lovely rocks.


July 14, 2012 05:26:26 PM

These are tooooo small to be effective as a paperweight! If they were larger, they would be a viable choice as a gift I'd give. They have an interesting provenance and would look classy on a stack of books in a library.


July 17, 2012 10:02:29 PM

Pretty, but don't like the sharp edges.

thanks for commenting