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Agate is a gemstone used in different pieces of decoration and jewelry. It is a variety of Chalcedony and comes in a wide variety of colors and types. Agates are often striped or speckled and typically somewhat translucent. The bright colors and fine grains of Agate are only part of what makes it a popular stone. Agate occurs in a wide range of colors, which include brown, white, red, gray, pink, black, and yellow. This stone has a dreamy quality with signature bands made up of mineral deposits layered in a perfectly circular symmetry around its circumference.
Some people believe that agate is a wonderful gem that helps to balance the mind, body, and spirit as well as slow down and focus on yourself. It is also believed that it turns negativity into positivity. It is also believed to be a gem that heals inner anger and anxiety and helps strengthen relationships.
Agates are generally found within volcanic rock. After being sorted and assessed, gemstone quality stones are cut and polished and are then ready to be sold. There are many other types of agate Moss agate, Fire agates, dendritic agate, Holley blue agate, Laguna agate, Botswana agate, Crazy lace agate.