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Agate Makes a Really Gouda Cheese Board!

We're serious — it's a briel good alternative to the overdone slate and/or wooden variety of cheese board! Agate is one of the most versatile design elements you can implement in your home. The stone’s from-the-earth vibe is a great neutralizer for any space, while the beautiful details allow Mother Nature to make a statement. Lake Superior agate is Minnesota's official state gem, but we swear we're not biased (maybe a little biased). Its innate ability to maintain a highly polished surface makes it a low-maintenance design element, as well. Opulence meets utility — what’s not to love?  (Our tour of the cheese case included samples, naturally.)       (The cheese case at Kowalski's in Excelsior, MN — just down the street...

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