All of our Minerals & Crystals are 100% Genuine Specimens & come with a Certificate of Authenticity!
Agate is a variety of silica, characterised by its fineness of grain and brightness of colour. Agate is one of the most common materials used in the art of hardstone carving and are used to make ornaments such as pins, brooches or other types of jewellery, Most agates occur as nodules in volcanic rocks or ancient lavas.
*PLEASE NOTE: Dyed vs Natural Agate –
- The vibrant coloured Agate slices, i.e Pink, Blue, Purple, are genuine agate but have been DYED this colour. Diamond saws are used to cut the Agate into slices which are then ground to remove any imperfections, then dyed and polished to help enhance and display the beautiful natural banding within.
- The ‘duller’ coloured Agate slices, i.e Brown, Black, Grey, are NATURAL Agate that has not had its colour enhanced in any way.
ACTUAL AS SEEN: The image shows the EXACT specimen you will receive. The specimen has been carefully hand selected and photographed. Measurements are as accurate as possible, though be aware measuring precise dimensions can be difficult from irregular shaped items. Whilst we portray colours as close to life-like as we can, colours will vary if taken in sunlight, indoors, from monitor to monitor and device to device. Once this specimen is sold, we will update this listing with new similar selected item, with a new photo and dimensions.