Thick Slab Agate on Wood Base
DECORATIVE + COLORFUL + VIBRANT
Agate is a fascinating rock formation, and its primary components consist of chalcedony and quartz. Agate is primarily formed within volcanic and metamorphic rocks. The ornamental use of agate can be dated to the Indus Valley Civilization in the 3rd millennium BCE.
Price is corresponding to size. Small is approximately 3 inches tall $10.00, Large is approximately 7.5 inches tall $20.00.
Various types of agate gemstones have been valued throughout history, all the way back to the Neolithic Era. It is believed these stones were originally used as amulets for healing. Agates were used as healing stones in Ancient Greek and Egyptian civilizations as well.
Agates have a deep connection to the Earth and home and come in a dazzling array of varieties, and they’re found in the collection of most rockhounds. They’re beautiful, readily found, and extremely durable.
For the agate collector, there’s a bewildering array of stones available. A comprehensive list is almost impossible, especially since some of the most stunning agates are only known by the name of their location.
Why We Love This:
These thick slabs are perfect decor indoors and look great on bookshelves or on a desk!