Agate Beads To Add Color Into Your Jewelry
Agate beads were one of the most common beads used by ancient Egyptians, and can still be found today on mummy masks and other burial artifacts. Agate is a very versatile gemstone. It can be used for making jewelry, inlays, and in the manufacture of carvings. The use of agate in jewelry and decoration is well documented from prehistoric times.
In ancient civilizations, agate was believed to be a gem with supernatural properties and was used in many ways by different cultures. These were worn as amulets, and their power was believed to protect their wearers against evil forces.