Agate is a fine-grained, fibrous variety of chalcedony with colored bands or irregular clouding. Each individual agate forms by filling a cavity in host rock.
It is found in concentric layers in a wide variety of colors and textures in various colors, forms that range from being transparent to opaque. It comprises of intricate patterns varieties like: blue lace, green, Indian, Kentucky and moss. In the earlier times, Agate was given high value as a talisman or amulet. It was said to quench thirst and protect from fevers.