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Kayon Permata Market Surabaya
Teraskota Surabaya: Back excited Gems Market trading at Jl Kayon Surabaya, East Java, after two merchant agate slabs (Agate stone) each of Mr. No and drive, menggeber outlet behind the gemstone markets, founded in 1986 out of it .
Dozens of agate hunters pictorial art almost every day, except Sunday, blend in and scramble to select, sort, select agate slabs as the main ingredient that pictorial art agate. But not necessarily in accordance agate hunters get the picture even though they have long hours is closely watching the whole slab agate.
Once the difficulty of getting agate pictorial art is not surprising that someone who has obtained an appropriate image with the image such as human, stars and other objects, although not perfect, immediately offered 20 times that number may be even more than that.
As the price of an agate slabs that have the potential size of the image with the radius of about 20 centimeters with a thickness of between 2 -5 Cm Rp 5.000 (0,5 $). But to get the idea humans, animals and other items that are perfect not like flipping your palms. A pictorial agate hunters to buy 20 slabs or USD 10 $ per day will not necessarily get a perfect picture over the past year or 352 days. This means that by investing tens of million of rupiah has not ensure an agate hunters pictorial art to get a perfect picture, proportionately, in accordance with the anatomical picture. So it is not surprising that agate pictorial art becomes valuable and expensive because in order to get the ingredients just takes effort, the value of effort, time, concentration and self appreciation. Moreover, the picture man, animals and other objects protruding from agate only one in the world so classified antique stone. It is no wonder then agate pictorial art and a balancing imenjadi phenomenon in the international gem trade. (Deka)