Brazilian Agate and Piranha Agate are some of the most beautiful banded agates ever found. Brazil has the most massive deposits of agate in the world and they are mostly found in southern Brazil. This is Has the largest known basalt flow on earth and the agates here are believed to be about 130 million years old.
Brazilian Agate brings about an emotional, physical and intellectual balance. It aids in centering and stabilizing physical energy. Brazilian Agate harmonizes yin and yang. It is a soothing and calming stone that works slowly but brings great strength. It can bring hidden information to light.
Agate is very hard and takes an excellent polish. Sadly, most of the Brazilian Agate you find for sale today are the "dyed" versions of these stones. Agate is a common rock formation, consisting of chalcedony and quartz as its primary components, consisting of a wide variety of colors. Agates are primarily formed with volcanic and metamorphic rocks. Decorative uses of agates date back as far as ancient Greece and are used most commonly as decorations or jewelry.
Agate is one of the world's most-prized minerals. It is a microcrystalline variety of quartz and is typically formed from volcanic rock. Each piece is unique and fashioned from the highest quality stone. The edges have been left unfinished, for a natural look.
It cleanses and stabilizes the aura, eliminating and transforming negativity. Agate enhances mental function, improving concentration, perception, and analytical abilities. It soothes and calms, healing anger or tension and creating a sense of security and safety.