Beautiful, subtle tones of browns and caramel taupe having a real depth to the growth patterning.
This translucent stone has a clearly defined brown dendrite visible – dendrites are branching, fern-like growths of iron or manganese. Agate is a polycrystalline form of quartz. With a hardness of 6, excellent toughness and good stability, agate is suitable for use in rings, pendants, earrings, bracelets, brooches and cufflinks, although abrasion and wear may occur in rings and bracelets.
Hardness – resistance to scratching and wear
Stability – resistance to alteration by light, heat or chemicals
Toughness – resistance to fracture, cleavage or cracking
Please note you will receive the stone in the photograph