Origins: Brazil, India, Mexico, USA, Kazakhstan and Madagascar.
Properties: In crystal healing dendritic agate spiritual meaning has roots as ancient as the earth itself. In ancient Africa and the Middle East, dendritic agate was used for medicinal healing, soothing physical ailments as well as emotional turmoil. In Russia, dendritic agate is beloved for its healing properties boasting longevity and prosperity.
History: Agates are primarily formed within volcanic and metamorphic rocks. The ornamental use of agate dates back to Ancient Greece in assorted jewelry and in the seal stones of Greek warriors. Use of beads necklaces with pierced and polished agate goes further back to the 3rd millennium BCE in the Indus Valley Civilization.