Natural Agate Slice - F

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Natural Agate Slice - F

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Agate, also called banded chalcedony, is a mineral belonging to the quartz family - sharing the hardness of 7. Agates were first recorded and named in Italy from the river Achetes in Sicily. They were used by many...Read more

Agate, also called banded chalcedony, is a mineral belonging to the quartz family - sharing the hardness of 7. Agates were first recorded and named in Italy from the river Achetes in Sicily. They were used by many civilizations including Neolithic people & Egyptians, as early as 3,000 BC. They have also been used in jewelry in ancient India, and Germany from 15th-19th century. Crystal healers believe that agates help stabilize energy. 

These Agate Slices have incredible clarity & quality, grade AA. From the earth in Brazil  - these have been polished on both sides. I tried to show photos of both in the sun and the shade, as the light does change their appearance dramatically! 

They are all a great size for a little charging plate for other crystals or jewelry  - and some people like to use them as coasters, I prefer to have them on a stand to let the light shine through them. Although they are a 7 on the hardness scale, be careful with other hard crystals that can scratch the surfaces.

This one weighs about 8 oz and measures about 6 x 5 x .25 inches. It has bright orange color both in and out of the light, and has a druzy sparkly orange center as well.  

**Stand NOT included.