Funny update
Re: Magnetic black stone??? -- Luann Udell Post Reply Edit Forum Where am I?
Posted by: Luann Udell Post Reply
05/21/2019, 19:46:32

first, thank you to all who responded, all the information was very interesting.

now I'm really puzzled. I thought obsidian was basically volcanic glass. Can glass be magnetic?? So cool!

Today I visited one of my favorite antique stores, and found a necklace on a rack that I wanted to buy.. When I tried to take it off the rack to look at it more closely, suddenly all the necklaces next to it got tangled up together with mine. A salesperson was helping me, and we couldn't figure out what was going on until we realized all the necklaces were stuck to a bracelet (underneath the rack) with black stones in it that was magnetic!

Must have been the same material. Maybe I'll go back and take another look at it.

Luann Udell artist & writer Ancient stories retold in modern artifacts

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