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Is this a stone or a magic stone?

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Fairybella Tue 30-May-17 19:37:08

My mum has dug up her garden and found this is it just a usual stone or something special??

MrsBertBibby Tue 30-May-17 20:07:04

No idea but it's lovely!

TheUnseenAcademic Tue 30-May-17 20:11:07

You found a baetulum!
(Disclaimer: it's probably not but I've never before had the opportunity to use that word...)

Fairybella Tue 30-May-17 20:21:57

It came up shinny not need to clean it

Chillidawg Tue 30-May-17 20:24:16

Not sure, but I wouldn't leave it in the house overnight in case it started glowing at 2.04am, summoning its true owner.

Footle Tue 30-May-17 20:53:28

It's definitely magic , but has possibly been helped along by one of those machines that people have ( or used to have ) for grinding stones against each other in a small barrel, to
make them permanently shiny.
If I had a stone like that I'd keep it in my pocket and fondle it, as well as wishing on it.

lynmilne65 Tue 30-May-17 20:55:16

Well impressed academic 🤓

Fairybella Tue 30-May-17 21:12:58

My daughter is going to have it as a worry stone... she will keep it in her pocket and undoubtedly it will go in the washing Machine at some point

JeNeSuisPasVotreMiel Wed 31-May-17 05:48:33

I do like that you have posted this in Gardening, where all the stone experts obviously reside!

Fairybella Wed 31-May-17 11:57:44

Bahaha I am neither gardener nor expert in stone so I took a gamble

Oldraver Wed 31-May-17 13:39:22

Is it obsidium ? we have found similar

Fairybella Wed 31-May-17 20:18:11

I'm not sure... thanks for the suggestions

blankface Wed 31-May-17 20:24:11

Is it light in weight compared to a pebble the same size? If so, it could be jet or cannel/candle coal.

Hold it up to the light or on top of a torch, is it slightly transparent and brown more than black and a bit like glass, then it could be obsidian which is a volcanic glass.

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