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Agate Slice Heart-Variants

Agate Slice Hearts come in varieties from 1 inch to 6 inches. Agates are unique and fascinating pieces and come in many varieties. Agate is a variety of chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline form of quartz. Translucency, patterns of color, or moss-like inclusions may distinguish this stone from other forms of chalcedony. 

Agates can show a wide variety of vivid, multiple colors. These are principally the result of traces of oxides of iron, manganese, titanium, chromium, nickel, and other elements. Agates are a tough gemstone with a Mohs scale of 6.5-7 and can be easily polished for jewelry making. Agates can be found in South Africa, India, Mexico, the US, Scotland, Brazil, Uruguay, Madagascar, Namibia 

Agates were found by the ancient Greek philosopher Theophrastus. They were said to ward off all kinds of evil, to heal scorpion stings and snakebites, to calm raging storms, and to bring victory in times of war.

  Agates are thought to cover each of your chakras depending on the variety. For instance, blue lace agate is associated with the throat chakra. Agates are thought to help  stabilize, heal, and ground. It keeps the wearer or bearer open to the abundance of the universe. It is thought to increase self-confidence and increase one’s connection with their deeper intuition. It also enhances our mental functioning. 




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