Water agate from Brazil
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This type of agate from Brazil is known as Enhydro agate. In many of the agates cavities can be found in which sometimes liquids are trapped. This can be water, but also petroleum. Most of these inclusions are microscopically small but in some cases you can hear the liquid splashing.
What is agate?
Agate is a variant of quartz and a sub-variety of chalcedony, which can be turbid or translucent. Agate forms in cavities through which silicon-rich water flows. This means that a layer is always left behind. These are the characteristic stripes that often appear in agate.
For happiness and healing
Traditionally, agate was worn as a lucky stone or for healing. There are many amulets and necklaces made of agate, but also consumer items such as buttons. Agate has a medicinal effect, protects during pregnancy and helps against headaches, skin diseases or balance disorders. Agate is also a grounding, stabilizing and protective stone. The inner peace is promoted for a calm and down-to-earth posture.