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Agate - Discover the Many Types of this Gemstone

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There are many different types of agate out there. Silver crazy lace agate, moss agate and fossil agate are just a start to the many types you can find and each one has its own unique beauty. From the swirls of alternating color to "eyes" of quartz and other materials, these stones have been valued since ancient Greece. From pendants to charms, brooches to beads, agate has as many uses as there are varieties.
 
Agate Gem Notes
Blue Agate

Blue Agate

Dyeing agate has been a closely guarded secret for centuries, but the naturally grey stone has been associated with healing since it was first named. Now, blue-colored agate is believed by crystal healers to treat throat-related illnesses and injuries.

Crazy Lace Agate

Crazy Lace Agate

Also known as Mexican agate, this gemstone is said to naturally retain the energies of native civilizations from northern Mexico. It's for this reason that believers in the metaphysical enjoy its powers and have so for centuries.

White Agate

White Agate

White agate today is used in the creation of tools, yet has always been far and above most popular in creating jewelry. For crystal healers, the gemstone is believed to balance feminine and masculine energies.

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"Gunmetal Lace" Jewelry Set
Discover the beauty of blue lace agate in a combination of necklace and earrings. The dark gunmetal plated bead caps further add to the beauty of these almost sky-blue beads.

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Eye Beads of the World
Eye beads, or evil eye beads, have for centuries been a way to protect people from the negative energies of jealousy, harm and afflictions. But among them, the Tibetan DZi beads are a mystery even to those that live in the Himalayan regions, who still hold the supernatural origins of these agate eye beads. But they aren't the only mysterious bead ? what other secrets are there?

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"On Akrotiri" Bracelet
Crazy lace agate is just as the name suggests--a busy and variegated collection of visual effects, which is what makes it so beautiful. You can create this project with FREE instructions as well.

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The Fun of Gemstone Inclusions
Don't think of them as flaws in the surface of a gemstone, because gemologists certainly don't! Inclusions are loved for their ability to enhance a gemstone's value, such as the gold pyrite inside of lapis lazuli or moss agate's translucent chalcedony.

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"Pillars at Laguna" Jewelry Set

Twisting, banded lacy patterns of Laguna agate blend magically with riverstone, crystals and sterling silver spacer beads. Strong, compelling and bold, this necklace is perfect for autumn fashions.

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