Crazy Lace Agate Stone Sphere
This beautiful Crazy Lace Agate gemstone sphere is 1.5 inches or 40 mm in diameter. It has some natural surface pits.
Crazy Lace Agates are banded chalcedony (microcrystalline quartz) that are often infused with iron and aluminum. Creamy browns, blacks, grays and golds swirl together creating complex patterns that make this a unique agate. Australia Crazy Lace Agate is known for its yellows!
Agate was highly valued as a talisman or amulet in ancient times. It was said to quench thirst and protect against fever. Persian magicians used agate to divert storms. Mithridates, king of Pontus, had a collection of thousands of agate bowls. Agate bowls were also popular in the Byzantine Empire. Collecting agate bowls became common among European royalty during the Renaissance and many museums in Europe, including the Louvre, have spectacular examples.
Metaphysical properties of Crazy Lace Agate: Crazy Lace Agate is said to bring calmness, which leads to good luck.
U.S. Shipping terms: Cabochons, rough rock poundage and all orders over $50 are shipped for FREE in the U.S. On all others I ship Priority Mail and charge actual shipping. I never charge more than $10.95 for combined shipping within the U.S.!
International Shipping terms: We offer Priority Mail at actual cost, including Flat Rate. Or we offer First Class (up to 4 pounds) which is the cheapest but is NOT tracked and can take 2-8 weeks for delivery. Customs, duties, taxes, etc. are the responsibility of the buyer.
Please note: Items are One of A Kind, due to the natural stone material there may be some small natural flaws. Major flaws will be listed. You will always receive the item pictured unless otherwise noted! Any questions??-please contact me.