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Green Agate Gold Plated Silver Wire Wrapped Handmade Pendant

Green Agate Gold Plated PendantStatement green agate pendant was wire wrapped in gold plated silver. For more details see here.

Agate is a translucent variety of microcrystalline quartz.  It is used as a semi-precious stone when it is of desirable quality and color.  Agate generally forms by the deposition of silica from ground water in the cavities of igneous rocks. Agate occurs in a wide range of colors which include:  brown, white, red, gray, pink, black and yellow.  The colors are caused by impurities and occur as alternating bands within the agate.  The different colors were produced as ground waters of different compositions seeped into the cavity. Agate has been used as gemstone for thousands of years.  They were some of the earliest stones fashioned by people.

Agate is a stone of strength. It was used by the Ancients on the breastplates of armor to give warriors strength and make them  victorious in battle. Energetically, it is considered to give strength  in both battle and physically. Agate enhances creativity and strengthens the intellect, making it a beneficial stone for both students and artists. It is also known as a good luck stone. Emotionally, agate gives courage, emotional strength,  self-confidence, and dispels fears. It can also lessen feelings of envy by  grounding the emotions. Because of the harmonizing qualities of agate, and its  emotional energies of removing and releasing resentments and bitterness, it is also considered by many to be an excellent stone for helping to  heal and improve relationships.

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Etsy treasure

September finds My 925 sterling silver orange agate earrings was included in this lovely autumn Etsy treasure – September finds.

I have wire wrapped these orange faceted agate gemstones in sterling silver. The gemstones beads dangle from sterling silver leverback hooks. For more details about these 925 sterling silver earrings, please check my Etsy shop.

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End of the summer

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Custom made for a dear friend of mine!

The colors of this orange pendant are perfect for the upcoming fall. The summer is almost gone!

I have handcrafted this 925 sterling silver in my studio using this beautiful big orange rectangular agate of 30mm x 20 mm and a lot of jaspis beads (4 mm). For more details please see Anne’s Jewellery shop.

Agate gemstone contains the energies of inspiration and grace. Assists one in reaching high-frequency states of awareness. Agate is said to provide balance physical and emotional energies. It generates a cleansing effect, which acts to smooth dysfunctional energies.

Have a great day!

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