Purple Agate with Quartz Drop Pendant

Stone: Agate, Quartz
Size: 1.5"-2"

Agate is a rock consisting primarily of cryptocrystalline silica, chiefly chalcedony, alternating with microgranular quartz. Agate is characterized by its fineness of grain and variety of color. Agate is a 6.5-7 on the Mohs hardness scale. Although agates may be found in various kinds of host rock, they are classically associated with volcanic rocks and can be common in certain metamorphic rocks. Agate is thought to increase inner stability, composure, maturity, protection, warmth, security, self-confidence.

Quartz is the second most abundant mineral in Earth's continental crust, behind feldspar. There are many different varieties of quartz, several of which are semi-precious gemstones. Since antiquity, varieties of quartz have been the most commonly used minerals in the making of jewelry and hardstone carvings, especially in Eurasia. Quartz is rated at a 7 on the Mohs hardness scale.  Quartz is thought to balance the aura and electromagnetic energy and is associated with all chakras as a cleansing stone. Quartz is also thought to amplify the thought and meditative process.




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