With a prevalent formation and effortlessly creating its place on the earth's surface, agate is the wonder gem formed within the volcanic and metamorphic rocks. This crystal carries the wild swirling patterns with styles depicting the glory hidden inside the gem. agate are a variety of chalcedony and quartz, which come in varied hues and are used in making eye-catching agate jewelry pieces.
In this article we will take a deeper look at the essential things you should know before buying the stone.
Discovery of The Wonder Stone: Agate
It had a very unusual discovery: the stone was first discovered along the shoreline of the dirillo river (earlier the Achates River) in Sicily by a greek philosopher Theophrastus when he was taking a walk on the beach. He saw a varied patterned beauty lying guilelessly and got curious and started studying the stone. after thorough research named it agate and made it available to the world.