Leland Blue -- Not all gemstones found in Michigan are formed naturally. The Leland Blue was slag -- considered a worthless byproduct from the iron smelted by Leland Lake Superior Iron Company in Leland during the 19th century. But now we treasure it and feel lucky when we find some. Gorgeous blues.
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