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Hardy, Scott

Hardy, Scott

Irvine, KY


One-of-a-kind Kentucky Agate jewelry
Scott Hardy is a native of Estill County and hsa been hunting agates fo 30 years. He works at the Tipton Gravel Quarry and so literally knows his rocks!

Hardy is also a lapidary artist and jeweler, He cuts and polishes the agates he finds in the surrounding creeks and creates one-of-a-kind jewelry. His agate specimens are featured in the book "Kentucky Agate: State Rock and Mineral Treasure of the Commonwealth" by Roland L. McIntosh and Warren H. Anderson.