Few gemstones are found in Wisconsin. There's no gemstone industry in the Badger State and little-to-no commercial production. Agates, however, are collected, sold and traded, primarily among amateur enthusiasts. Beyond that, Wisconsin is home to a number of gem-quality minerals, most of which have been discovered in the process of mining copper, lead and zinc. Moreover, Wisconsin boasts several "mineralogical rain forests," where rare minerals are clustered together.
QUEEN ANNES LACE The Queen Anne Lace Flower was given its name due to its lacy look. Legend says that Queen Anne, who was the wife of King James I, was challenged by her friends to create lace that would be considered as beautiful as a flower. However, when she was attempting to make the lace, she pricked her finger. That represents the purple-red flower that is at the center of Queen Anne’s Lace... Meer weergeven