These are really beautiful agates. I cannot wait to add them to a kumihimo braid I made in similar colors. I know they will enhance it! So smooth, reflect the light, just pretty!
Size: Large 26mm-L x 12mm-W x 5mm-D
Size: Small 19mm-L x 9mm-W x 5mm-D
Qty: 3 Beads
Agate is a vibrantly colorful, often banded variety of Chalcedony Quartz. It was discovered sometime between 400 and 300 BC by a Greek Philosopher named Theophrastus. It often occurs in volcanic rocks and ancient lava flows. A petrified wood variant of Agate is found in abundance in Arizona.
Mohs' Hardness Scale: 6.5-7
Moss Agate (clear/ brown/ green/ gray) aids the third eye chakra, which is positioned in the middle of the forehead. Agate helps balance Yin and Yang energy, it helps one discover truth, accept fate and strengthen the body and mind. Agate is the birthstone for May/ Gemini.