5.5cm Moss Agate Heart, a stone also known as Tree Agate
This 5.5cm Moss Agate heart is made from Indian Moss Agate, a stone also known as Tree Agate . The milky white colours of this beautiful stone make a dramatic contrast with the green translucent moss like streaks.
Moss Agate is a stone with superb patterns with the appearance of moss or plant remains. The moss like patterns are in fact dendritic mineral inclusions of chalcedony and oxidised iron hornblende. This is a mineral that comes from a variety of countries, including Australia, the USA and also India.
Agates are commonly found in nodules within volcanic rocks. The principal components of the different varieties of agate are quartz and chalcedony. These colourful varieties seen in jewellery include, Moss Agate, Blue Lace Agate and also Green Agate.
Metaphysically, a stone of wealth, this is a stone that attracts abundance. This is a stone that promotes self expression and communication. One that encourages hope and trust in those around us. Healers find Moss Agate a useful stone for balancing emotions, and also to release fear and stress. It also a stone healers use to boost the immune system, lower fevers, and treat infections.