The Breathtaking Beauty and Colorful Diversity of Agate

All women love gemstones. Most of the attention goes to diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and other sparkling stones. However, today we look at the magic that is agate. This gemstone was originally discovered in Sicily and has been used traditionally in jewelry since ancient times. Agate is very popular all over the world and every region has some special and unique characteristic to the agate it has to offer.

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Queensland tube agate

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Source: http://www.mymodernmet.com/
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