Thin Slice Agate on Wood Base
DECORATIVE + COLORFUL + UNIQUE
Each slice of agate is mounted on a dark wooden base for easy display. Agate is a common 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 BC.
Each agate slice measures approximately 2 inches by 2 inches.
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 agate slices look beautiful in front of a window or on a bookcase. Agate slices make wonderful gifts for friends looking for a colorful addition to decor!