Mineral - Agate

Chalcedony Agate Bowl 133mm

£242.00 GBP

Very attractive banded Agate freeform bowl 133mm exhibiting eye patterning created by gaseous actions in the earth's crust. Silicon dioxide in a crystalline form is quartz 133mm eye agate, formed as a banded chalcedony, is naturally created in nature, chalcedony consisting of twisted crystal fibres which delight in there colour and numerous varied forms. The composition of these forms of agates is complex and leads to the many and varied types which are found all around the world.

Agates are formed by volcanic action, agates develop in gaseous cavities within lava and may also be found as a replacement mineral in sedimentary rock layers and clay stones. The Romans coveted agates and they are mentioned in the text of the ancients. Agates have been discovered in use as adornments as long ago as seven thousand years and have been collected in modern times with intent by the Victorians since around the turn of the nineteenth and twentieth century.

The beauty of agates is obvious and is exhibited in the variety of colours, a multitude of banding and other forms within the banded and variegated agates which have recently been created into our range of finely polished freeform bowls. Freeform relates to the artisan's use of the free-flowing undulations of the raw agate material. Allowing nature to determine the shape and outcome of the finished object. The quality of the semi-precious agate from Madagascar is exceptional. Our tactile range of superb agate bowls will delight and intrigue on sight. 

Learn more about the hardness of semi-precious stone and the Mohs scale of hardness.

Type: Quartz form of banded Chalcedony, Agate.
Formula: Silicon dioxide: Si02 (Chalcedony, micro-crystalline quartz)
Origin: Mahajanga jungle, Madagascar.

Chalcedony bowl measurements.
Height: 4.6 cm
Width: 13.3 cm
Depth: 11.6 cm

Weight: 0.655 g

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