History states that for so many years man has been
fascinated by agate for its variegated characteristic of contrasting
Agates are sought
after because its beautiful and durable use as pendants.
Popular pendants are Blue Lace Agate, Banded agates ,lace
agates or two tone agates as picture stones and even moss inclusion in agates
make a unique pendant.
Agates can display all colours of the rainbow and agate
stones with good patterns are highly prized.
Agates are found in many places around the world and it is
the unique pattern of agate that makes special Jewelery pieces
Agate is said to come from the river Achates in Sicily. It
is generally a reddish coloured stone.
Agate is a highly sought-after precious gem, which for
centuries has been widely used in the creation and encrustation of jewelry and
everyday items. The earliest known date of use of agate is 1570.
Metaphysically speaking, these stones are thought to
transmit less-than-positive energies, enabling a person to take an objective
look at him or herself. Physically, agates are believed to help with tissue
regeneration and rid the body of toxins.
Agate’s chemical composition number is Si02 and its hardness
ratio is 6.5-7
Agate pendants have beautiful natural tones and can create a
very Earthy look to complement an Earthy person.
Agate is a gemstone known as a symbol for peace and
calmness. Agates are most popular with jewellers for carvings, designing fine
jeweller as necklaces, pendants, bracelets, earrings and rings. Agates is also
a stone that brings its wearer good luck. Agates is also a stone that brings its
wearer good luck. Agates can be coloured blue, can be known as crazed, agate
eyes, crabs fire agate, lace agate, fire agate, mexican lace agate, moss agate,
Dendric Agate- is a gemstone that will help an individual to
self discovery. Dendric Agate is a gemstone known to dispel stress.
Moss Agate- is a gemstone known in the ancient time to boost
abundance. Moss agate also is worn as a jewellery becaise it is known to bring
confidence to its wearer.
Mexican Lace Agate also give energy, courage and balances
ones emotions. It enhances ones relationship therefor it aids in the healing of
being bitter and allows harmony.
Flame Agate is widely known to help with one’s spiritual
growth and development. Fire agate is a gemstone reputed to increase one’s
creativity. Fire agate aids in dispelling fear and anger.
Agate Gemstone is a
form of quartz ,specifically Cryptocrystalline quartz and has many of the same
properties. In ancient times agate was highly valued as talisman or amulet and
the unique patterns appealed to jewellery makers and agate bowl production.
Agate gemstones bring positive energy and is good for all money matters and
clear thinking, Agate helps stimulate forgiveness. Agate is known in history as
the one that gives strength. For centuries Agate is also known as the
“goodluck” stone. Agate is know as the “grounding” stone because it gives self
confidence, and gives a person a more accepting perception of things and gives
balance and energy. Agate is widely used as an amulet for children as
Agate stones when highly polished are great for making
jewellery such as pendants,bracelets,
necklaces, earrings, rings and other fashionable decorative
Agates can be mixed with pearls,amethyst, diamonds, and
other precious gemstones as highlights
in the jewellery designs.
Also popular are Agates that are wirewrapped to show the
size and the beauty of the gemstone.
Agates are also popular when set in leather straps that make
them look earthy. The leather
necklaces are also worn around fashionable people. Rockstars
and even Surfers can be seen
with leather necklaces made of assorted gemstones.
There are so many types of Agates used in Jewelery making.