Agate is a variety of cryptocrystalline quartz; silicon dioxide. The name agate comes from the river Achetes in Sicily. Agate is a common term for a distinctly striped chalcedony. It is often found as layers lining geodes. Hundreds of names have been applied to the types of agate found around the world. While many of the names reflect the location of the stone, other names are descriptive of their color and pattern. Many people are confused by the differences between agate and jasper, the simple explanation is that agate is translucent and jasper is opaque.
Agate is an excellent stone to rebalance and harmonize body, mind and spirit. It cleans and stabilizes the aura, eliminates and transforms negativity. Agate improves mental function and improves concentration, perception and analytical ability. It soothes and calms, heals inner anger or tension and creates a sense of security and security.
Each stone will vary in size, shape, color and pattern. Sizes:
Pocket or palm stone: 3-4 cm long / wide, 0.5 – 1 cm thick.
The stones have been cleaned before shipment.