Crazy lace agate pendant crafted in a fine sterling silver setting. This highly polished stone boasts striking markings and subtle colours primarily in hues of red. Many varieties of agate stone can be found around the world, crazy lace which is part of the group known as fortification agate come from two states in Mexico. Its markings are caused in part by alternating bands of chalcedony in addition to other minerals which may also be present including quartz, calcite, aragonite and baryte.
Agate is known to be one of the oldest of all minerals and references to it can be traced back more than two thousand years. It's a relatively hard stone which grades 7 on Mohs scale of mineral hardness which is part of the reason why it's so popular as a lapidary material.
This crazy lace agate stone pendant is an eye-catching piece and like all of the necklace pendants in our collection, it has been crafted by hand by one of a small team of artisans.
The original photograph of this crazy lace agate stone pendant can be seen on our Flickr page.