Agate

Agate is a chalcedony with various colored areas. In the agates family we can fined: agate, dendritic agate, moss agate, common chalcedony, chrysoprase, carnelian, heliotrope, jasper, onyx and sardoine.

The colors of the agates are those of the chalcedony constituents: white, gray blue, green gray, yellow brown, brown, red brown. Besides its use as adornment (necklaces, cabochon), for the cameos and for the intaglio, the agate is often shaped in dishes.

Agate has a hardness of 6.5 / 7 on the Mohs scale.

Nevertheless, always bare in mind that all stones are fragile! even the diamond ....

Agate can be mounted in ring, earrings or pendant.

See my creations, one of a kind jewels, that combine Agate ring, Agate earrings or Aqua marine pendant or Agate bracelet

A propos de l'auteur

Julie Cailleux Mialet, Designer & Gemmologist, has revisited the Gemstone Universe with her High Standard Collection of Necklace, Rings and Earrings by cleverly mixing Pearls, Rough Rocks, Fine or Precious Gems. By her expertise, professionalism, dynamism but also by her Stonecutters and Brokers contacts through the world; Julie will be able to advise you in regards to Gemstone. Gemmology is her passion which allow her to introduce, to her customers, gems that are not well know on the French Market. Ladies that loves gems and jewels loves her creations. Her Necklaces, Rings or Earrings are suited to all type of fabrics, seasons and moods. Her creations are realised in her Paris’ Studio and respect the norm of ‘La Joaillerie Française’ With large variety of prices, quality product, designer style, personalised advise and a sales point at the Paris’ Village Suisse; Les Pierres de Julie is a must go places to find a jewel or unique piece to offer.