Types Of Agate Stones For Jewellery Making

Who knew there were so many types of agate stones?

Agate is actually the banded form of the well known and popular stone, chalcedony. It has so many beautiful varieties, which makes it a popular choice among jewellers for creating colourful and unique jewellery designs. It is often dyed and treated to create interesting colours and patterns.

In this blog post, we share with you some of the most wonderful types of agate stones including blue lace agate, green moss agate to dendrite agate! There are many healing properties associated with agate stones, it's believed to be a calming and soothing stone, protecting you from danger and strengthening relationships.

At Kernowcraft, we supply all of the gemstones on this page and often have limited edition stones for those truly unique designs.

Moss Agate

Green moss agate stones have a natural earthy look with fascinating moss markings that appear to be suspended within the stone. 

The colours of this stone range greatly, with some being solid dark green to milky white with clear markings.

Love the look of our moss agate cabochons? Head over to our cabochon settings categories to browse our collection for your next jewellery making project!

Frosted Agate

These dyed agate beads have been treated to give them a beautiful shade of pink with striking crackle patterns and a tactile frosted finish. 

Botswana Agate

Botswana agate has striking individual markings with soft colours of warm greys, browns, whites and pinks. A great choice if you're after a truly unique piece of jewellery.

Blue Lace Agate

Blue lace agate is one of the most popular forms of agate and it's no surprise with its delicate light blue colouring, with purple hues and gorgeous white veins running throughout it.

This beautiful gemstone brings a lovely spring / summer feel to your jewellery pieces so why not discover our blue lace beads using the link below?

Green Agate

Green agate is so stunning and can be easily compared to emeralds, this natural stone has a milky green colouring adding vibrancy and a pop of colour to your designs.

If you're interested in the healing properties of gemstones then shop green agate as according to modern healers who use stones, green agate increases compassion, generosity and enhances mental and emotional flexibility.

This stone is most sufficient for heart chakra.

Black Agate

If you're after a statement gemstone, the black agate is the one for you! It looks brilliant combined with silver, metal beads and other gemstones.

If you're looking to making healing jewellery then black agate is said to help with achieving restful sleep and bring peace to mental chaos.

Banded Agate

Banded agate is a popular choice, also known as the 'earth rainbow' formed in cavities in eruptive rocks or ancient lavas. 

These black banded agate cabochons have a rather striking white banding across them form beautiful patterns, a perfect stone for a statement jewellery piece.

Indian Agate

Indian agate is a popular healing stone, known as the 'stone of eternity' and is often used for meditation. It offers protection, strength and harmony and is one of the oldest good luck stones. 

The vibrant layers of Indian agate form within volcanic and metamorphic rocks, creating a number of stunning colours. 

The Chakras & Stones For Beginners

Over on our blog, we have loads of advice on jewellery making, jewellery tutorials and information about specific gemstones. 

If you're looking to learn more about healing gemstones, then our gemstone focus blog posts provides everything you need to know!

Learn more about chakra gemstones, their meanings and how to use them through creating beautiful handmade jewellery, so you can keep these healing gems close by.

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